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Equality in motion for Rotary
Rotary has been open to women for 35 years, yet for many, Rotary is seen traditionally as a male dominated organisation. The Colchester Gazette recently published this article focusing on how District Governor, Lesley Sulley, is breaking the male-only perception.
Teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime
Gareth Cheesman from Rotary Llantwit Major in South Wales has enjoyed close ties with the Philippines since visiting the country as a Group Study Exchange team leader in 2012. When a devastating typhoon decimated the south-east Asian country a year later, Gareth was at the forefront of a Rotary project to help fishermen who had lost their boats in the storm. Here he tells the story.
Rotary Young Citizen Awards returns for 2019
Remarkable young people from across Britain and Ireland are being recognised by the Rotary Young Citizen Awards in 2019. The accolades celebrate the positive citizenship and responsibilities which are shown by many young people through hard work, inspirational ideas and a determination to help others and make a difference, writes Eve Conway.
Making Caring Visible
It is now estimated that as many as 13.6 million people in the UK are unpaid carers, looking after loved ones who are older, disabled or seriously ill. Now a 12-month partnership between Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland and Carers UK will help make caring visible across the UK.