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Soroptimist International of the Americas

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty

  • Social Development:
  • Poverty
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
  • Paraguay
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Peru
  • Republic of Korea
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Ecuador
  • Panama
  • United States of America
  • Japan
  • Philippines
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1980
    Organizational structure: Soroptimist International of the Americas is a federation of clubs made up of individual members. We are governed by bylaws and have an international board of directors.
    Number and type of members: We have 33,908 members in 19 countries and territories.
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
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