Preventing gender-based violence in school

One of Zonta International’s biennium projects is the Gender Responsive Schools Pilot Model in Vietnam. Partnering with the UN Trust Fund, the program seeks to tackle gender-based violence in and around schools, which is one of the main barriers to girls equality and empowerment. In the video, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka visited the…

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Reducing early marriage in Niger

One of the projects funded by Zonta International during the 2014-2016 biennium is Respecting the Rights and Responding to the Needs of Adolescent Girls in Niger. The goal of this project is to reduce early marriage and early pregnancy in a critical mass of communities in four regions of Niger. The project is being supported…

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Zonta’s international programs

Information about Zonta International’s 2014-2016 biennium projects is now available on the Zonta International website, along with presentations from the ZI Convention on the impact of Zonta’s work. Club members received an update at the September meeting, including this video about Zonta’s fistula program in Liberia. Sadly, the Ebola crisis has forced the temporary closure…

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