Soroptimist work to improve the lives of women and girls through the Programme of Service, this service covers a broad spectrum of issues and concerns within 8 Objectives. Women and Girls are faced with many issues, Soorptimists focus their efforts on these and develop projects that meet the specific needs of their communities. Special Consultative status provides SISEAP with access to not only ECOSOC, but also to its many subsidiary bodies, Soroptimists engage with UN entities to implement change.
Through the programme of service, reporting on the work we do system ensures that the collective efforts can be used to advocate for social change at local, national and international levels. Position Statements on issues of global concern are published collectively in "Where We Stand", poisition papers, read the Soroptimist stance on various issues that affect the lives of women and girls.
8 Objectives of Program Delivery
- Elimination of violence,
- Economic empowerment,
- Food security,
- Environmental sustainability, water and sanitation,
- Conflict resolution/peace promotion,
- Disaster relief, mitigation and resilience.
The work achieved through these projects provides opportunities to Educate, Empower and Enable women and girls to plan for their future and, allows for their econonic growth and opens doors to their dreams.
Soroptimist International South East Asia Pacific works with other Non Government Organisations (NGOs) and has representation at meetings of UN agencies committees and commissions and or at major forums on specific issues. This provides members opportunities for awareness of global issues and ongoing involvement in attempts to address them. Soroptimist International joins with women worldwide to ensure the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women through the implementation of the Platform for Action and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Learn more about the projects we deliver to benefit women and girls through the 13 countries in the Federation South East Asia Pacific