03 dezembro 2011

Soroptimist International reaffirms objectives

Soroptimist International redefined SI Programme Goals for 2011 – 2015 in its meeting in Montreal, as follows:
Goal 1: 
Soroptimist International will improve the lives and status of women and girls through education, empowerment or enabling opportunities.
Objectives:
1. Increase access to formal and non-formal learning opportunities.
2. Improve access to economic empowerment and sustainable opportunities for the employment of women.
3. Eliminate violence against women and girls and ensure women’s participation in conflict resolution.
4. Ensure women and girls have food security and access to highest attainable standard of health care.
5. Address the specific needs of women and girls by improving environmental sustainability, and mitigating effects of climate change and disasters.
Goal 2: 
Soroptimist International will be a global voice for increasing access to education and leadership for women and girls.
Objectives:
1. Strengthen and increase SI’s presence as an advocate at all levels.
2. Intensify activities and partnerships that raise the international profile and visibility of Soroptimist International.
3. Ensure that the foundation of SI’s global advocacy is local and global project activity.
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