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Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts webinar on mental and emotional wellbeing
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte co-hosted a webinar with the Z Club of Ilocos Norte National High School and the Z and Golden Z Club of Mariano Marcos State University.
Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte funds students during COVID-19
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donated funds to Principal Gerry Gareon and Z Club Advisor Anabel Blanes.
Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte distributes relief packs and hygiene kits
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte visited Barangay Casili in Laoag City to distribute relief packs for families in need.
In loving memory, Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel shares their founder's story
In the spirit of “sharing is caring,” and because the members of the Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel, Belgium, feel that more significant, important women should have their own square of a street named after them, the club started looking for ways to h
Zonta Club of Dhaka IV hosts a Climate Change Awareness and Advocacy session
On 14 August 2021, The Zonta Club of Dhaka IV held a Climate Change Awareness and Advocacy program with students and their mothers who are a part of the Education project at the Gulshan Ladies Community Club.
Zonta Club of Long Island sends relief to Haiti
In August 2021, The Zonta Club of Long Island made a large donation to the Daughters of Wisdom, who have missions in Haiti.
Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte offers free counseling, medical and legal consultations
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, continues its free medical, legal and counselling services program.
Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte partners with locals to organize a community pantry
Inspired by the surprising emergence of community pantries in different areas across the country, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte organized a community pantry.
Zonta Club of Cebu II conducts COVID-19 community engagement communication strategy
With COVID-19 cases rising in many communities and neighborhoods in Cebu City, the Zonta Club of Cebu II partnered with UP Medical Alumni Society - Cebu Chapter and the Cebu City government to help in the COVID-19 information drive.
Zonta Club of Cebu II distributes hygiene and dignity kits to 200 women
The Zonta Club of Cebu II delivered hygiene and dignity kits to 200 women deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the Mandaue City Jail-Female Dormitory to assist the government in supporting vulnerable women and girls affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zonta Club of Leilehua volunteers to provide diapers for families in need
The Zonta Club of Leilehua, USA, volunteered at an Aloha Diaper Bank wrap party.
Zonta District 31 provides COVID-19 emergency relief to immigrants in Taiwan
In May 2021, due to the COVID-19 epidemic in Taiwan, economics and people’s living were severely affected and the new immigrants especially had a great impact on family livelihoods.
Zonta Club of Woodstock hosts 23rd Annual Zonta Golf Classic
On 7 June, the Zonta Club of Woodstock, Canada, hosted their 23rd Annual Zonta Golf Classic at Craigowan Golf Club.
District 31 Golden Z Clubs meet to build friendships and further Zonta's mission
At District 31’s first Golden Z club meeting, Professor Ying Chi Chou, acting as the meeting coordinator, introduced the six Golden Z club presidents first.
Zonta Club of Birmingham advocates to expand Medicaid in their community
The Zonta Club of Birmingham, USA, continues to advocate for the expansion of Medicaid in the state of Alabama.
Zonta Club of Dresden addresses women's issues during the pandemic
The Zonta Club of Dresden, Germany, made a donation in support of humanitarian projects for health and early marriage issues faced by women during the pandemic.
Zonta Club of Dhaka IV celebrates their 27th anniversary
The club was formed on 4 June, 1994 and chartered on 21 July, 1994.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao supports pregnant women with nutrition event
On 23 July, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, concluded its webinar entitled "Wastong Nutrisyon ng Mag-Nanay sa Breastfeeding Nakasalalay" via Zoom and aired on Facebook live.
Zonta Club of Cheyenne raises awareness about human trafficking at community pancake breakfast
While several thousand local citizens and visitors enjoyed a community-wide pancake breakfast, members of the Zonta Club of Cheyenne were busy raising awareness about human trafficking and domestic violence.
Zonta Club of Sables d'Olonne shares words from new members
The Zonta Club of Sables d'Olonne, France, has been mobilizing to publicize Zonta's actions through Facebook and Instagram. The club recruited two new members: Roselyne Birotheau and Annick Casson.
Zonta Club of Taichung holds District 31 online charity sale
The Zonta Club of Taichung, Republic of China (Taiwan), planned a charity auction and invited all Zontians in District 31 to go to Taichung City and make donations to the Foundation on Rose Day.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao donates 215 books to students
On 27 July, Barangay Namabbalan Sur, Tuguegarao City received 215 books for elementary and high school students under the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao Call for Book Donation drive.
Wenzao Golden Z Club advocates for migrant workers in Taiwan
As a global organization that aims to empower women worldwide, the Wenzao Golden Z Club focuses on the issues of women migrant workers.
Zonta Club of Kauai awards scholarships to three outstanding students
The Zonta Club of Kauai's recent scholarship presentation in July awarded three outstanding students entering college.
Zonta Club of Cebu II redefines brand of service to mitigate the impact of the pandemic
The Zonta Club of Cebu II joined forces with the Mandaue City government, women NGOs and 52 club members to pool resources for of the biggest community pantries in Mandaue City.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao donates live vests after flooding
On 3 July, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, gave out the life vests as part of its disaster prevention program.
Zonta District 31 launches emergency relief fund for new immigrants in Taiwan
In May 2021, due to COVID-19 epidemic in Taiwan, economics and people’s living were severely impacted.
Zonta SMCL Senior High School Golden Z and St. Michael's College Z Club campaign for youth vote
Zonta SMCL Senior High School Golden Z and St. Michael's College Z Club recently campaigned for a youth vote in their local elections.
Zonta Golden Z Club of SMCL Senior High School encourages women in STEM
The president of the Zonta Golden Z Club of SMCL Senior High School, Jazmin Tan, has been partnering with various local campuses to push for participation of women in science and technology.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao celebrates Nutrition Month
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, joined the National Nutrition Council in celebrating Nutrition Month 2021
Zonta Club of Cebu II and Z Club of Childlink High School produce anti-cyberbullying video
Because of the devastating effects of cyberbullying on young people, the Zonta Z Club of Childlink High School and the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, embarked on an advocacy project against cyberbullying.
Zonta Club of Redcliffe Inc partners with rugby team to end gender-based violence
The Zonta Club of Redcliffe Inc, Australia, has partnered with a local rugby league team, The Redcliffe Dolphins, for six years to spread the message, "Zonta Says NO to gender-based violence" by having an "Orange Day".
Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel Finds an Original Way to Celebrate YWPA Winners
On 22 April, the Zonta Club of Brussel Zavel hosted their annual Young Woman in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award ceremony over Zoom with 46 participants.
Zonta Club of Perth Northern Suburbs Inc creates video for 40-year anniversary celebration
To celebrate their 40-year milestone, members put together a video presentation showcasing the club’s achievements over the past four decades.
Zonta clubs in Hong Kong advocate for legal reform on sexual offences
Zonta clubs in Hong Kong adopted a persistent and intensive approach to ensure their advocacy for legal reforms on sexual offences received attention in the community.
Zonta Club of Luxemburg congratulates 2021 YWPA Awardees
The Zonta Club of Luxemburg officially recognized their Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Awardees at the University of Luxemburg on 10 June.
Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte distributes hygiene kits to quarantine facilities
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines has been continuing their efforts to assist those affected by COVID-19.
Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte provides free medical, legal and counseling services for women and girls
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, recently launched a monthly program offering free medical, legal and counselling services to women and children.
Zonta Club of Oakville partners with film festival for fundraising event
The Zonta Club of Oakville, Canada, was selected as the 2021 Oakville Film Festival’s charity/service group of choice for the Women Who Give: Multiculturalism Day screenings.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao delivers books to empower girls through education
In early June, the books donated to the Mambacag Elementary School of Tuao, Cagayan were delivered to the students, specifically girls in need.
Zonta Club of Cebu II distributes 500 Barangay Violence Against Women Desk Handbooks
On 14 August 2009, Philippines Republic Act No. 9710, also known as the Magna Carta of Women (MCW), was signed into law to recognize, protect and uphold the rights of women and address issues of discrimination against them.
Zonta Club of Dhaka IV donates oxygen cylinders to COVID-19 patients
During the pandemic, the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV donated oxygen concentrators to an organization, Pari Amrai Parbo, to support COVID-19 patients who cannot afford oxygen cylinders.
Zonta Club of Houston provides virtual vocational classes to women's home clients
For the past several years, Zonta Club of Houston has provided a vocational series consisting of nine weekly two-hour sessions, which are offered on a quarterly basis.
Zonta Club of Cheyenne rolls out new campaign to end violence against women
The Zonta Club of Cheyenne, USA, partnered with a local business to host a fundraiser on 20 May.
Zonta Club of Kauai holds a virtual silent auction
This year, the Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, held a virtual silent auction for their Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser.
Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva partners with non-profits for Community Collection Day
The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, USA, brought back its annual Community Collection Day.
Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva hosts a unique online auction and appraisal event
In lieu of the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, USA’s, traditional “Peek at the Unique” home tour, club members developed an innovative and equally unique fundraiser for 2021.
Zonta Club of Cebu II leads efforts to protect children from online sexual abuse and trafficking
A prominent family lawyer and women’s rights advocate has praised the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, for leading the effort to protect Filipino children from online sexual abuse and trafficking.
Zonta Club of Cebu II commits to ending child marriages among Filipina girls
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, embarked on the challenge to end child marriages among Filipina girls.
Zonta Club of Kathmandu donates oxygen concentrators during Nepal’s worst pandemic crisis
In spite of the country’s lockdown, the Zonta Club of Kathmandu successfully geared up to help the community in these critical times.
Zonta Club of Brisbane hosts breakfast with guest speakers to address domestic and family violence
The Zonta Club of Brisbane held a highly successful Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month breakfast at Queensland Parliament House.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao launces a Knit and Crochet project to financially empower women
With the launch of a Knit and Crochet (K&C) project, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao hosted various workshops and trainings to develop future income generating activities.
Zonta Foothills Club of Boulder Co empowers students through education funds
Three years ago, the Zonta Foothills Club of Boulder Co, USA, launched the Flatirons Golden Z Club Education Fund to help members of their college leadership club complete a college education.
Zonta Foothills Club of Boulder Co informs their community about the COVID-19 vaccine
Despite the challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zonta Foothills Club of Boulder Co, USA, and PantherZ Z Club has worked on a number of community service projects.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao hosts first workshop post-pandemic
On 14 March, the officers, committee heads and members of the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, joined together for an in-person workshop for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao launces a women empowerment talk show
In an effort to reach a larger audience and stay true to Zonta’s commitment to empower women despite the pandemic, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, launched All About Eve.
Zonta Club of Espoo-Kauniainen shares inspirational message about empowerment
The Zonta Club of Espoo-Kauniainen, Finland, invited a local public figure to share his thoughts about empowerment, since this is something Zontians often prioritize.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao commits to replenishing local food pantries
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, received a letter from their city mayor seeking support in the Tuguegarao city’s “Adopt a Barangay Program”.
Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yu-Hsiuan celebrates Mother’s Day
On Mother’s Day, the Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yu-Hsiuan, Republic of China (Taiwan), gathered in a celebratory mood for their first Appreciation Tea Reception for Moms.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao creates economic opportunities for local seamstresses
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, called for seamstresses for its amalgamation of boats, livelihood and safety project.
Zonta Club of Bunbury Inc makes 250 breast cushions for women in need
Members of the Zonta Club of Bunbury Inc, Australia, partnered with their community to produce breast cushions. With about 60 volunteers, a total of 250 cushions were made.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao donates books to students in need after massive flood
After helping girls with online schooling through past projects, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, realized another area of concern — the need for books.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao manages a local City Gender and Development Center
On 10 December 2020, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, took the lead in managing the newly inaugurated Tuguegarao City Gender and Development Center (GAD Center).
Zonta Club of Stanthorpe hosts first Yellow Dinner event since the start of the pandemic
The Zonta Club of Stanthorpe, Australia, held their annual Yellow Dinner Fundraiser on 20 March.
Zonta Club of Greater Rizal II raises awareness for COVID-19 prevention
During the pandemic, the Zonta Club of Greater Rizal II, Philippines, continued to create awareness about Zonta’s COVID-19 prevention.
Zonta Club of Fort Collins hosts live event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
On 24 October 2020, the Zonta Club of Fort Collins, USA, held a two-hour Facebook Live advocacy event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Zonta Club of Kauai speaks out against sexual assault on Denim Day
On 28 April 2021, elected officials, state and county employees, businesses, survivors, groups and students in Hawaii, USA, wore denim and joined together to help, support and believe the survivors of sexual assault.
Zonta Club of Kowloon makes a wide impact during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic and various stages of outbreaks, the Zonta Club of Kowloon, Hong Kong, offered support to several organizations and groups in need.
Zonta Club of Fort Collins partners with local community during Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The Zonta Club of Fort Collins, USA, celebrated Denim Day on 28 April to proclaim that it does not matter what a woman or girl is wearing for a perpetrator to attack or rape.
Zonta Club of Makati and Environs celebrates their 50th anniversary
At the launch of the club's year-long 50th anniversary celebration on 26 April, members looked to a future of continued service and advocacy for the empowerment of women and girls.
Zonta Club of Taipei II celebrates 50th anniversary
The Zonta Club of Taipei II, Republic of China (Taiwan), recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. They are the second Zonta club in Taiwan, chartered on 26 April, 1971.
Zonta Club of Hilo and county officials commemorate Denim Day
The Zonta Club of Hilo, USA, joins forces with Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth, the County Council and the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office to promote awareness of International Denim Day as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Zonta Club of Rockhampton Inc supports victims of sexual assault with care packages
Since clothing is required for forensic purposes, the club has purchased clothing in different sizes to be available for women following sexual assault.
Zonta Club of Kowloon creates education packages to help children transition into online learning
The Zonta Club of Kowloon worked with Vienna Boys Choir Music Academy Foundation Limited to produce education packages for children undergoing online schooling due to COVID-19.
The inspirational women and girls making a difference in Ballarat, Australia
The Zonta Club of Ballarat Inc, Australia, has served the Ballarat community for over 40 years, undertaking programs to honor and support outstanding women around the world.
University of Jamestown Golden Z Club recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the University of Jamestown Golden Z Club had a "Wear Teal Day" on 6 April to support victims of sexual harassment, assault, or abuse.
Zonta Club of Kowloon fights against domestic violence during COVID-19
The Zonta Club of Kowloon is working in close collaboration with the Harmony House to help the women in need during different stages of COVID-19.
Zonta Club of Dhaka IV creates training program for garment workers
Bangladesh is currently lacking skilled labor in the ready-made garment sector. To empower women in obtaining the skills needed for these jobs, the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV organized a skills development and vocational training.
Zonta Club of Christchurch South Inc creates inspiring new motto and design
At the Zonta Club of Christchurch South Inc, New Zealand’s, first club meeting following the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, members reunited with an activity to discuss ethics.
Zonta Club of Kathmandu empowers local women facing economic issues
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many women migrant workers had to return to Nepal after losing their jobs. In addition, a lack of income led to mental health issues and domestic violence concerns at home.
Zonta Club of Greater Sandusky successfully transitions to a virtual setting during COVID-19
Like many other clubs around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic brought upon new challenges for the Zonta Club of Greater Sandusky, USA.
Zonta Club of Para District Area Inc partners with local high school to start new women’s group
Members of the Zonta Club of Para District Area Inc, Australia, were recently invited to assist in starting a new a women’s organization at a local high school.
Zonta Club of Newport Harbor advocates to end child marriage through bus and billboard ads
In support of Zonta’s recent initiative with UNICEF to end child marriage, the Zonta Club of Newport Harbor, USA, took action by advocating through bus and billboard ads.
Zonta Club of Kungalv advocates to restore local crisis reception for victims of domestic violence
In December 2019, a local newspaper in Kungalv, Sweden, announced that a curatorial position at the reception for victims of domestic violence would be moved to another section.
Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yu-Hisuian hosts youth service event with local NPUST Golden Z Club
The Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yu-Hisuian, Republic of China (Taiwan), and the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST) Golden Z Club collaborated with the Sheng Gong Welfare Fund to host a youth service event.
Zonta Club of Taranto holds Women’s Week celebration
To celebrate women in various sectors, ranging from entrepreneurship and education, the Zonta Club of Taranto, Italy, hosted a Women’s Week event.
Zonta Club of Taranto hosts virtual Amelia Earhart event
On 11 February, the Zonta Club of Taranto, Italy, celebrated Amelia Earhart day. With a streaming link via Zoom, people all over Italy had the chance to tune in for the event.
Zonta Club of Bowen Inc hosts local International Women's Day event
For International Women’s Day, the Zonta Club of Bowen Inc, Australia held a Choose to Challenge event that featured various guest speakers and members of the community.
Zonta Club of Kalmar creates calendars inspired by International Women's Day
In August 2020, the Zonta Club of Kalmar, Sweden, decided to partner with a local Soroptimist Club and women's shelter. With a shared mission of supporting women and girls, the club wanted to collaborate on a special project.
Zonta District 20 hosts virtual livestream with a record-breaking number of attendees
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Zonta District 20, Finland and Estonia, organized a livestream event.
Zonta Club of Abidjan distributes roses for International Women’s Day
In celebration of International Women’s Day this year, the Zonta Club of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire decided to take action through a local service and advocacy initiative.
Zonta Club of Luxembourg donates gifts to young mothers on International Women’s Day
On International Women’s Day, the members of the Zonta Club of Luxembourg collected beauty products in nicely wrapped gift boxes and brought them to a shelter for young mothers.
Zonta Club of Pokhara hosts Zonta Bazaar to celebrate Rose Day
On 6 March, the Zonta Club Of Pokhara, Nepal organized Zonta Bazaar to commemorate Rose Day and International Women’s Day. In an effort to expand opportunities for women entrepreneurs and uplift them during the COVID-19 pandemic, the event supported
Zonta Club of Dhaka IV gives Rose Day awards to inspiring women in their community
The Zonta Club of Dhaka IV, Bangladesh, celebrated Rose Day and International Women’s Day with an in-person event at the Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave Club.
Zonta Club of Defiance purchases billboard to spread the word about human trafficking
Due to the financial hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was the toughest year to fundraise for the Zonta Club of Defiance, Ohio. With the start of a new year, the club decided to make 2021 “the year of giving back”.
Zonta Club of Makati and Environs works to address local food insecurity crisis
The Zonta Club of Makati and Environs, Philippines, recently partnered with a local Food Share project. The program aims to address COVID-19’s impact on food insecurity in marginalized communities, such as Taguig and Manila.
Member of Zonta Club of Brisbane Inc joins taskforce to legislate against gender-based violence
A member from the Zonta Club of Brisbane Inc, Hon Margaret McMurdo AC, has been invited by the state government to chair a new independent taskforce in Queensland, Australia to determine the best way to legislate against coercive control.
Zonta Club of Kowloon to sponsor research on women’s experiences of violence in Hong Kong
After completion, the report will make recommendations for improvement in the policy on combating violence against women and remedies to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Zonta Club of Skaneateles takes initiative to celebrate members
In an effort to further Zonta’s mission of empowering women everywhere, the Zonta Club of Skaneateles, USA, took action through a special project focused on the empowerment and retention of members.
University of Jamestown Golden Z Club celebrates Valentine’s Day with a fundraiser
The University of Jamestown Golden Z Club recently celebrated the Valentine’s Day holiday with a fundraiser.
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