16 Days of Activism Resources

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Actions Taken by Clubs 

Advocacy August 2021 Calendar

August 2021View the August Calendar on the D4 Advocacy web pages to find Advocacy activities, events, & action resources offered by ZI, D4 and clubs.

Project Maple Leaf – Canadian Club Advocacy in D4

Join the Area 2 Clubs in District 4 to end the buying and selling of children, boys, and girls in Canada.Canadian Zonta Clubs are joining with the organization, Courage for Freedom in the #EradicateChallenge to advocate for the elimination of the trafficking of...

Advocacy July 2021 Calendar

July 2021View the July Calendar on the D4 Advocacy web pages to find Advocacy activities, events, & action resources offered by ZI, D4 and clubs.

ADVOCACY: POLITICAL YES, NON-PARTISAN, YES

Zonta USA Caucus often gets asked,   “How can we do advocacy, I thought we were  non-partisan?”   Non-partisan means Zonta can’t be advocating for a candidate or a party.  However, we can advocate for a position or a policy.  Zonta USA Caucus developed this...

Advocacy June Calendar

June 2021View the June Calendar on the D4 Advocacy web pages to find Advocacy activities, events, & action resources offered by ZI, D4 and clubs.

Advocacy May Calendar

May 2021View the May Calendar on the D4 Advocacy web pages to find Advocacy activities, events, & action resources offered by ZI, D4 and clubs.

ZC of Owen Sound’s ZSN Campaign

The Zonta Club of Owen Sound's flag-raising ceremony is a yearly activity to kick off their Zonta Says NO campaign.

D4 16 Days of Activism at the Falls, Nov. 24th

November 24, 2020, was a cold clear night when Zontians from both sides of the International border between Canada and the USA came to witness the lights at Niagara Falls turn Orange in honor of Zonta’s 16 Days of Activism and our Zonta Says No to Violence Against...

ZC of Bradford Develops 16 Day Challenge to Local Organizations

Create a 16 Day challenge to organizations, businesses and schools in your community.Challenge organizations in your community to donate 16 items, one each day, to local nonprofits.  Items suggestions are needed include hygiene products, shampoo and conditioner as a...

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.