District 4

Advocacy 

No Woman shall live in fear!

Advocacy

Advocacy is the expression of support for, or opposition to, a cause, argument or proposal. Advocacy actions may include influencing laws, legislation or attitudes.

Zonta Advocacy

Zonta advocacy is an action taken in “the public interest” or for “the greater good” with respect to empowering women and girls and their human rights.

The International Advocacy Committee encourages districts/regions, areas and clubs to use the below resources to increase advocacy actions at the district/region, area and club levels.

Zonta International, its districts and its clubs shall be nonpartisan and nonsectarian.

Encouraging new collaboration with two like-minded organizations.

Advocacy in Action

Advocacy actions taken by clubs in D4.  Depending on the number of activities, post slider versus tabs for Areas event posts.  

Batavia-Genesee County Lights Up Court House

As part of the 16 Days of Activism, the Zonta Club of Batavia-Genesee County has arranged for the old Genesee County Court House on Main Street in Batavia to be lit with orange lights throughout the 16 days.

Zonta D4 “Orange” the District

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Zonta International members raise a flag to kick off its campaign against gender-based violence

Zonta International members raise a flag to kick off its campaign against gender-based violence Sunday at Niagara Square. (John Hickey/Buffalo News) Zonta Club gathering focuses awareness on violence against women By Mark Sommer | Published November 25, 2018 |  Sunday...

2018 – 2020 Projects

Zonta Says NO

Zonta Says No

Further develop Zonta Says NO to achieve more local and national government commitment.

Ending Child Marriage

Campaign to End Child Marriage

Child marriage is a global violation of human rights that can be found in countries, cultures, ethnicities and religions around the world. District 4 is encouraging clubs to create awareness on ending child marriage, a Zonta International Advocacy Campaign.

650 million women alive today were married before their 18th birthdays. That number will reach nearly 1 billion by 2030 if current trends continue.

 

Human Trafficking

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

Poster Project

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

Zonta International Affiliation Policies

Advocating to End Violence Year Round

Developing Campaigns

Principles, Planning, Strategies, Implementation, Communication, Monitoring & Evaluation, Finances & Fundraising

VIRTUAL KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

Programming modules

UN Women Campaigns to End Violence against Women and Girls

Related initiatives

HE FOR SHE

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES

USA Caucus

Say NO to Gender violence

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Say Hello to our D4 Advocates!

Send a message to the D4 Advocacy Committee.

Zonta District 4