Club Advocacy Projects

Actions Taken by Clubs 

Club project descriptions and contacts coming soon.

Trafficking Survivor Timea Nagy Her Story

Attention Members Here is an interesting event to consider attending. District 4 members have listened to Timea speak about her experience. District 4 has also read her book Out of the Shadows a memoir of a sex slave survivor as part of D4 Books n Beverages.

Human Trafficking Awareness Day Feb. 22nd

February 22nd is Awareness Against Human Trafficking Day in Canada. Trafficking is a billion dollar business and it is happening in our own cities and neighbourhoods. The first step to ending Trafficking is awareness. Please post these PSA's on your Zonta social media...

ZC of Toronto Invites You to Hear About Human Trafficking

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/panel-discussion-on-awareness-of-human-trafficking-tickets-247868741077Summary Our goal is to amplify the voices of those speaking about this issue to create awareness...

Canada Caucus – Highlighting Human Trafficking

The Canada Caucus is asking Canadian clubs to highlight human trafficking during the month of February, especially on 22 February which the Government of Canada has declared Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Canada. Zonta International’s statement on trafficking in...

Zontians in Hamilton Gather on Dec 6 with Local Girl Guides

December 6 is a day of national tragedy in Canada. Twenty-six years ago, 14 women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal were violently killed because they were women. To honour these women and the survivors from this tragedy, this day is now known as the Day of...

Zonta Toronto Presents Award to Shelter Movers

Zonta Club of Toronto is pleased to present the 2021 Zonta Says NO Award to Shelter Movers. In 2016, founder and Executive Director, Marc, Hull-Jacquin began looking into gender-based violence in Canada and realized how difficult and dangerous it was for survivors...

Zonta Warren’s Latest Activities

Warren Zonta has been participating in the 16 days of activism for the past several years. This year Zonta member Phyllis Wright wrote a letter to the commissioners stating that Warren Zonta wanted to expand participation and to educate the community about the 16 days...

Zonta Says NO Niagara Falls, ON and NY

Zonta Says NOMembers Come Out to SupportMembers from surrounding American and Canadian district 4 clubs support Zonta Clubs of Niagara Falls, ON and NY in turning the Falls orange to draw attention to the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based...

Zonta Kenmore – November 2021

Women Returning to the Workforce AwardThe Zonta Club of Kenmore has presented a Woman Returning to the Workforce Award to a pharmacy technician student at the Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology. This student is a 22 year old high school graduate who has gone back...

2020 – 2022 Projects

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day.

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Orange the World – November 25th

UN Women driven with the aim is to draw together all UNiTE networks, the UN system, government partners, civil society, schools and universities, the private sector, sports associations, and individuals work with and support survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and end violence against women and girls.

Ending Child Marriage

More than 650 million girls and women alive today were married as children — before they were 18 years old. An estimated 12 million girls are married in childhood each year. Child marriage violates girls’ rights to health, education and safety. With its social, cultural and economic ramifications, child marriage must be seen as a major obstacle to sustainable development and a fairer future for all children.

Human Trafficking

An Advocacy campaign initiated in previous bienniums and continues in many clubs where their community is affected by such acts of violence.

Poster Project

Developing posters centred on intimate partner violence or trafficking, post in female washrooms found in businesses, restaurants, bars, community centres etc.  The scope of the project can be as small or large as a club may wish.

Share your club’s project, action or activity with the D4 Advocacy Committee and Zonta International.