What does Zonta do?
What does Zonta do?
Zonta stands for women’s rights. We advocate for equality, education and an end to child marriage and gender-based violence. Zonta expands opportunities for women and girls through our international education programs and service projects. We shall not rest until women’s rights are recognized as human rights.
What is the message of the Zonta?
The advocacy campaign “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” was launched in 2012, to raise awareness of the global pandemic of women’s rights violations and has united Zonta clubs worldwide in conducting impactful advocacy actions to fight violence against women and gender inequality.
What does the Zonta group advocate?
Zonta advocacy aims to influence the making and implementation of laws, as well as general attitudes and behaviors. Zonta advocacy promotes real equality, not formal equality alone. Zonta seeks to take fact-based actions, to highlight the root causes of problems and to present solutions with proven results.
How many Zonta clubs are there?
1,100 Zonta clubs
Today, Zonta International is a global organization of more than 28,000 women and men in more than 1,100 Zonta clubs in 63 countries.
What does Zonta do for women and girls?
Zonta expands opportunities for women and girls through our international education programs and service projects. We shall not rest until women’s rights are recognized as human rights. See the actions our members and partners are taking to achieve our mission.
How does the Zonta Club of Toronto help?
The Zonta Club of Toronto has undertaken a project to assemble birthing kits to be delivered to areas of need throughout the world. The kits will be prepared and assembled by the members and friends of the Zonta Club of Toronto. One hundred and twenty million women give birth every year, 86% deliver in developing
How many Zonta grants are there in the world?
Zonta International is pleased to announce the recipients of its Centennial Anniversary Grants. A total of US$296,271 will be disbursed to 62 community-based organizations in 18 countries, partnering with a Zonta club to improve the lives of women and girls…
When was the Zonta says no award created?
Zonta Toronto, along with five other clubs in Ontario, created the ‘Zonta Says No’ Award in 2014, to be awarded annually to a man and / or organization, working actively to end violence against women and girls. The 2014 award recipients were a high-school principal in Hamilton and the Toronto Argonauts in recognition of the Read More…