No Woman shall live in fear!
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 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.
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
650 million women alive today were married before their 18th birthdays. That number will reach nearly 1 billion by 2030 if current trends continue.
An Advocacy campaign initiated in previous bienniums and continues in many clubs where their community is affected by such acts of violence.
Zonta International Affiliation Policies
Advocating to End Violence Year Round
Principles, Planning, Strategies, Implementation, Communication, Monitoring & Evaluation, Finances & Fundraising
VIRTUAL KNOWLEDGE CENTRE
UN Women Campaigns to End Violence against Women and Girls