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White Papers

Soroptimist International provides white papers on various topics relevant to women that can help those who wish to become more educated about real issues women are facing today. Learn what you can do to provide direct assistance to women in need.

Women & Economic Empowerment

Women & Education

Reaching Out to Women When Disaster Strikes

Putting Girls First

The New Face of Slavery

Domestic Violence as a Workplace Concern

Teen Dating Violence

Women & Poverty

Prostitution is Not a Choice

Shaping a Better Future for Women & Girls

We are committed to serving local, national, and international communities. Soroptimist leaders, regions, clubs, members, and donors tirelessly dedicate their energy and passion to shaping the future. Together, we work on life-changing programs that aim to fulfill our important mission. It is this collective action that has made a transformative impact on the lives of the women and girls we serve.

This is accomplished through a broad program of service covering six vital areas:

Human Rights

Women and girls are empowered by being afforded human rights and freedom from all forms of abuse and violence.


Women and girls are enabled to achieve their full potential throughout their lifetime.

Social & Economic

Women live and work in safe and equitable environments with equal opportunities for advancement.


Women and girls have optimal mental and physical health throughout all stages of their lifespan.


We are equal partners in the process of managing natural resources, maintaining biodiversity, and achieving sustainable communities.


Women and girls are equal partners in the attainment of world peace, tolerance, and understanding.