International Women’s Day has become a date to celebrate how far women have come in society, politics and economics whilst raising awareness of continued inequality. Eadaoin Lawlor SI National President, comments, “As an organisation, we stand up for women and girls, offering friendship and sisterhood. International Women’s Day allows us to reach out to the women of Ireland, offering a hand of friendship and being ‘the best of sisters’ (Soroptimists).

Many of our Clubs held or attended events on Wednesday, 8th March, including Eadaoin Lawlor SI Ireland National President and Sarah Giblin from SI Dublin, attending the UN Women’s IWD event in New York. “Gender Equality today for a Sustainable Tomorrow” meeting Ambassador Fergal Mythen, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations. Read more