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BREAKING NEWS: Sanctuary: Shelter for Women and Children

29 August 2018

"Rise and Shine in Ba and Lautoka"

Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific President Anusha Santhirasthipam writes about her recent visit to Fiji for the Project launch of Sanctuary: Shelter for Women.

Episode 1 - SISWP Presidential Work Tour & Project Launch in Fiji (Tuesday 21st to Sunday 26th August, 2018)

On Anusha's first day in Fiji she writes " We visited successful ongoing projects carried out by the dynamic and highly accomplished team of SI Ba Club...."

  

Article by Anusha Santhirasthipam,
SISWP President 2018-2020.

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BREAKING NEWS: Sanctuary: Shelter for Women and Children

29 August 2018

"Zero Tolerance for Violence"


Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific President Anusha Santhirasthipam writes about her recent visit to Fiji for the Project launch of Sanctuary: Shelter for Women.

Episode 2 - SISWP Presidential Work Tour & Project Launch in Fiji ( Tuesday 21st to Sunday 26th August 2018)

Second day of the Presidential Work Tour and Sanctuary: Shelter for Women Project Launch in Fiji  involved visiting local Fiji Women's Crisis Centre for victims of rape, sexual abuse and violence. 

Article by Anusha Santhirasthipam,
SISWP President 2018-2020.

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BREAKING NEWS: Sanctuary: Shelter for Women and Children

29 August 2018

"Signed, Sealed and Delivered".

Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific President Anusha Santhirasthipam writes about her recent visit to Fiji for the Project launch of Sanctuary: Shelter for Women.

Episode 3 - SISWP Presidential Work Tour & Project Launch in Fiji (Tuesday 21st to Sunday 26th August 2018)

MOU Signing Ceremony & Media Conference with Ministry of Women, Family and Poverty Alleviation Fiji to officially commence collaboration for the building of Soroptimist Sanctuary Shelters for women and children who are victims of violence and who are most vulnerable during natural disasters. 

Article by Anusha Santhirasthipam,
SISWP President 2018-2020.

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BREAKING NEWS: Sanctuary: Shelter for Women and Children

29 August 2018

"Tappoo Foundation Boosts Donation Drive for Sanctuary Shelters in Fiji"


Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific President Anusha Santhirasthipam writes about her recent visit to Fiji for the Project launch of Sanctuary: Shelter for Women.

Episode 4 - SISWP Presidential Work Tour & Project Launch in Fiji (Tuesday 21st to Sunday 26th August 2018)

TAPPOO Foundation donated Fiji Dollars 5000 towards Soroptimist Sanctuary Shelters to be built in Fiji.

Article by Anusha Santhirasthipam,
SISWP President 2018-2020.

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Sanctuary: Shelter for Women

23 June 2016

ADVANCE NEWS RELEASE: SOROPTIMIST SANCTUARY, SHELTER FOR WOMEN GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY


The Hon. Josaia Vorege Bainmarama, Prime Minister of Fiji together with Fiji Government Officials, Anusha Santhirasthipam, President of the Federation of Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific (SISWP) together with officials from SISWP and SI Fiji representatives will carry out an auspicious Groundbreaking Ceremony for a pioneering Social Public-Private Partnership (SPPP) and Joint-Venture to build the first Soroptimist “SANCTUARY: Shelter for Women” at Lot 2 next to Golden Age Home, Lautoka, Fiji on Friday, 24th August 2018 at 9.30am.

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Soroptimist International is a global movement of women, with members belonging to more than 3,000 clubs in 126 countries/territories, spread over 4 federations.

Members of Clubs represent a wide range of occupations, talents and interests. The theme "Soroptimists - Educate to Lead" with a focus to Education, Enable and Empower provides opportunities for members to improve the lives of women and girls world wide.

Through international partnerships and a global network of members, Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to transform the lives of women and girls by: advocating for equity and equality; creating safe and healthy environments; increasing access to education; and developing leadership and practical skills for a sustainable future.

 

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