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CSW60 (Commission for the Status of Women)

The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016.

Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs), included Soroptimist International Great Britain & Ireland (SIGBI) will attend the session.

See the brochure for CSW60.

Priority theme: Women's empowerment and its link to sustainable development.

Review theme: The elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls (agreed conclusions from the fifty-seventh session).

Soroptimists at CSW60:
This year we have 13 Soroptimists travelling to New York for CSW60. Soroptimists will be blogging throughout the session, keeping everyone updated on any developments.

Meeting Of Soroptimist International Of Calcutta

The organisation Soroptimist International of Calcutta conducts monthly meeting every month for the planning and execution of its objectives. In the monthly meeting various types of issues are being raised to strengthen the activities of the ngo.



Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls. Our network of around 80,000 club members in 130 countries and territories works at a local, national and international level to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls.

The SIGBI Federation 82nd

Conference at Malta

Malta - a jewel nestling in the Mediterranean sea, teaming with history, usually warm and sunny, the ideal place to relax and enjoy everything the island offers.



SIGBI works to the goals and objectives called the "Programme Areas" which provide the structure of all our project work.
Economic Empowerment
Environmental Sustainability
Food Security and Healthcare
Learning Opportunities
Violence and Conflict Resolution

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I want to make life better for women & girls, We enable girls to reach their full potential, I want to contribute to my local community.

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