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Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement of women, with members belonging to more than 3,000 clubs in 132 countries/territories, spread over four federations. Soroptimist International members work together to transform the lives of women and girls. Soroptimist International holds General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council, United Nations (ECOSOC) and Operational Relations with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Soroptimist International South West Pacific has clubs in 13 countries: Australia, Cambodia, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands and Thailand.

Members of Soroptimist International South West Pacific have backgrounds spanning from busy mothers to business professionals. All women have one thing in common; they volunteer their time to this tremendous organisation and its projects. They are inspirational and passionate about developing lives of women and children in both their local communities and around the world and have accepted the challenge to advance human rights and the status of women.

Soroptimist International has 16 United Nations (UN) representatives who work across six UN centres to ensure that the voices of women and girls around the world are included in international decision making. This work is driven by Soroptimist projects. All of SI’s advocacy work is based on the principles of human rights.

Through international partnerships and a global network of members, Soroptimists are committed creating a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.

Soroptimist International Region of Tasmania has six Clubs located in Burnie, Devonport, Circular Head, George Town, Hobart and Launceston. 

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