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Advocacy

In the past couple of years, a movement, especially across social media, has begun to bring to light the reality many women and girls face daily in terms of abuse and violence. The UNiTE campaign’s project this year is: 

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.

UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign’s Initiative for16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence

25 November – 10 December 2018

To support the UN Secretary-General’s system-wide campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women, and build public engagement, UN Women launched Say NO – UNiTE to …

Advocacy Actions

During the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence there are several significant days to promote Zonta’s position on the topic.

Helping your club promote Zonta Says NO Campaign

Zonta District 2 has created a Facebook campaign and is graciously sharing it with us. 

District 2’s Facebook material 2018 16 Days FaceBook Campaign

Details

Nov. 25th to Dec. 10th

Opportunities

March on a Bridge

Grab Bags for Students

Celebrate Orange Day

Violence against women is a worldwide pandemic – it crosses every social and economic class, every religion, race and ethnicity. At least one out of every three women worldwide have experienced violence during their lifetime. We in Zonta International cannot accept this – we need to use all our energy to eradicate violence against women locally and internationally through service and advocacy.
Sonja Hönig Schough
Zonta International Past President
Zonta District 4