Soroptimists seek not only to help the victims of social inequalities and human rights abuses but also to address the social, environmental and economic factors that are root causes. They research, discuss and have carefully considered positions on major issues of global concern. Soroptimist International has special consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESCOC) has recognised status as a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) with a broad range of expertise and a comprehensive agenda. This allows our collective efforts and opinions to be shared with a wider community and makes us an effective global voice for women.
Awareness Advocacy Action
Soroptimist members are encouraged to raise their own and others’ Awareness of issues of global concern affecting women and girls. Soroptimists advocate for policy commitments and social changes that will improve the status of women and promote sustainable communities.
Soroptimist Programme Action aims to ensure that women and girls will: