Soroptimist International – The Wrekin Branch

Soropitmist International

Soroptimist International (SI) is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls with nearly 80,000 Members in 124 countries. who work at a local, national and international level to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls. Our vision is for women and girls to achieve their individual and collective potential, realise their aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.

Sustainable development goals

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out by the United Nations all interlink, they form the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.

for more information visit sustainable development goals

 

The Wrekin Soroptimists

SI The Wrekin seeks to raise awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and firmly believes it’s the action of every individual that counts and aims to encourage the local community to get involved.

Never before, in the midst of COVID, have the global goals been so important.

Sustainable development framework-for-covid-19-recovery/

Festival Activities

During the Festival find out how Angry Birds are fighting to combat climate change. A novel T-Shirt display will explore how Fast fashion is damaging the environment in many ways. We are lucky enough to have many shops in Ironbridge who have taken steps towards a more sustainable future, come and find out how they contribute towards the sustainable development goals.

Take some tips from Angry Birds

Angry Birds – act now

Follow the walk along the Wharfage  Ironbridge, download the quiz, see if you can find the answers along the walk.

https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sdgs-framework-for-covid-19-recovery/

Take the below quiz at home with your family and friends a great one for a zoom quiz

Quiz Questions

Quiz Answer

Contact siwrekin@outlook.com

Facebook Soroptimist International The Wrekin

Web sigbi.org/thewrekin

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