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    Zonta International focuses on ending gender-based violence on...

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Zonta International recommits to ending gender-based violence.

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    Susanne von Bassewitz is the 2018-2020 President of Zonta International and the Zonta International Foundation.

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    From the President’s Desk: Every two minutes…
    …a woman dies in childbirth. This roughly equates to the crash of two fully booked Jumbo Jets. Only that the plane crashes will make it to the news, but not the dead women or the families they leave behind. 
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    From the President’s Desk: Inside the UN General Assembly

    “Let’s stop calling it marriage: It’s a crime.” 

    This sentence has come to my mind again and again since I sat in a packed conference room at the United Nations on Tuesday last week.

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    International president shares message following Japan flooding and...
    Just a few days after Zonta International's memorable and inspiring 64th Convention in Yokohama, our host district experienced a natural disaster. Read Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz's statement on Japan's flooding and landslides.
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    Zonta continues to empower women and work for gender equality in its...
    Zonta is about empowering women—from the very beginning until now, as we start our Centennial Anniversary Biennium. Read this first message from President Susanne von Bassewitz this biennium.
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    International Day to End Obstetric Fistula: Together, we can end fistula
    Today, Zonta International recognizes the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth.
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