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Zonta Club of Taipei wins Civil Organizations Pilot Silver Award

Posted on 12/30/2021
The New Taipei City Government awarded the Civil Organizations Pilot Silver Award to the Zonta Club of New Taipei.



Zonta Club of Kauai grants more than US$70,000 this holiday season

Posted on 12/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation, USA, partnered with The Garden Island newspaper for this year's holiday fund.



Zonta Club of Cebu II hosts human trafficking webinar

Posted on 12/23/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II closed their 18 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence with a webinar observant of International Day Against Trafficking.



Zonta Club of Cebu II talks about the perils of teenage pregnancy

Posted on 12/22/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II organized a webinar called The Perils of Teenage Pregnancy.



Zonta Club of Cebu II hands out holiday care packages to female detainees

Posted on 12/22/2021
On 15 December, 12 members from the Zonta Club of Cebu II distributed care packages to the female wards, officers and staff who manage the institution.



Zonta Club of Kauai welcomes new members

Posted on 12/20/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, welcomed three new members.



Zonta Club of Taipei II hands out scholarships and recruits Golden Z members

Posted on 12/20/2021
The club held its Lu Soong You-Tze Scholarship award ceremony where they recognized 15 female university students for achieving outstanding academic performance and volunteer work against the odds in their lives.



Zonta Club of Cleveland welcomes new Z Club

Posted on 12/16/2021
The Zonta Club of Cleveland, USA, welcomed its newest Z Club of Aurora. The student club was formed in 2021 and had its official induction ceremony in November. Currently, they have 17 members



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte continues its free service program

Posted on 12/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, kicked off its monthly program offering free legal, medical and counseling services to women and children on 11 December.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds forum on climate change

Posted on 12/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, coordinated with the Laoag City Environment and Natural Resources office to hold an Environmental Forum.



Zonta Club of Cebu II raises vigilance against AIDS through webinar

Posted on 12/15/2021
On 1 December, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, organized a webinar in observance of World AIDS Day. The webinar aimed to re-ignite the audience’s interest in the virus and raise vigilance against it.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte supports 32 students with scholarships

Posted on 12/13/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, had an opportunity to provide cash donations for 32 disadvantaged students at the Ilocos Norte National High School.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds holiday gift-giving

Posted on 12/13/2021
With the holiday season approaching, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, held a Christmas Gift-Giving in the Municipality of Solsona.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte inducts three new members

Posted on 12/13/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte held a Christmas program, which also saw the induction of three new members.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte conducts Loyalty Awards ceremony

Posted on 12/13/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, conducted a loyalty awards ceremony.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte supports Ilocos Norte National High School Z Club

Posted on 12/13/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, turned over 30 plastic envelopes to the Z Club of Ilocos Norte National High School for their Gift-Giving Project.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte leads gender sensitivity training

Posted on 12/13/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, coordinated with the Gender and Development Office of Ilocos Norte in their Gender Sensitivity Training at the Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte creates happy moments by distributing tarpaulins

Posted on 12/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, created happy moments together while distributing tarpaulins to 21 municipalities and the two cities in the province.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte provides free services to Solsona

Posted on 12/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, went in full force to extend medical, dental, legal and counseling services to the Municipality of Solsona.



Zonta Clubs in Belgium's nominees for Marie Popelin Award wins

Posted on 12/10/2021
The Zonta Clubs in Belgium nominated Professor Ines Keygnaert to the Women's Council for the Marie Popelin Award, a prize that recognizes those who contributed significantly to womens' rights in Belgium.



Zonta Club Ilocos Norte holds medical, legal and counselling services

Posted on 12/4/2021
Zonta Club Ilocos Norte held a medical mission in the Municipality of Marcos. As a part of the club's monthly project of free medical and legal at their building in Laoag, they decided to take the services to the far-flung area of Marcos.



Zonta Club of Accra Jubilee organizes local health screening

Posted on 12/2/2021
The Zonta Club of Accra Jubilee, Ghana, organized a health screening and sexual reproductive health program on the 28 October in the local community of Chorkor, a suburb of Accra.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts skills training on making longanisa

Posted on 12/2/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, partnered with the Laoag City Agriculture hosted a skills training demonstration on making longanisa.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte visits Urban Farming project location

Posted on 12/2/2021
The Zonta Club Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, visited one of their urban farming project locations at Barangay 27, Muestra Senora de Soledad.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte plants mangroves to combat climate change

Posted on 12/2/2021
Together with the Ilocos Norte National High School Z Club, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, planted mangroves in Gabu Sur to combat climate change.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte conducts sewing workshop

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, hosted a skills training workshop with the Laoag City LGU. The workshop focused on building sewing skills on items such as pajamas, pillowcases and they also taught the students how to make chicken cor



Zonta Club of Leilehua makes waves for film company

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Leilehua, USA, donated 500 USD to Making Waves Film LLC., to support the completion of "I of the Water: The Unwritten Life of Sia Figiel."



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts women empowerment forum

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, held a women empowerment forum with 60 women from the municipality of Marcos.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte provides groceries to new mothers

Posted on 12/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, distributed 14 pails of groceries to new mothers at the club's adopted OB Charity ward in Governor Roque Albian Sr. Memorial Hospital of Laoag.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte distributes groceries

Posted on 11/30/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, personally distributed 60 pails of groceries to disadvantaged women from the Municipality of Marcos.



Zonta Club of Cleveland celebrates its centennial anniversary

Posted on 11/29/2021
On 5 November 2021, the Zonta Club of Cleveland, USA, celebrated its 100th anniversary of supporting women and children in its local community and around the world.



Zonta Club of Bangkok XI provides aid to flood victims

Posted on 11/26/2021
The Zonta Club of Bangkok XI, Thailand, delivered survival kits and necessities to victims of the recent flood disasters.



NPUST Golden Z Club assists at the Creative Cultural Market

Posted on 11/26/2021
The National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST) Golden Z Club, Taiwan, had its first club activity at the Pingtung Creative Cultural Market.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts webinar to understand oneself and accessing one's potential

Posted on 11/26/2021
On 17 November, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with DepEd Ilocos Norte to host the USAP Tayo Understanding Self and Accessing One's Potential webinar.



Zonta Club of Kankakee reviews their Zonta core competencies

Posted on 11/24/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, had several members gathered together to review their Zonta core competencies.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts Breast Cancer Survivor Kit: A personal journey webinar

Posted on 11/23/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting a webinar.



Z Club of Childlink High School produced music video on ending child marriage

Posted on 11/22/2021
The Z Club of Childlink High School, the Philippines, held two competitions to advocate ending child marriage in their community and made a music video.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte celebrates Zonta International's birthday with induction ceremony

Posted on 11/20/2021
The club had a joint induction of club officers from the Ilocos Norte National High School Z Club and the Mariano Marcos State University CTE Golden Z Club.



Zonta Club of Parma discusses future of culture and the next generation

Posted on 11/20/2021
The Zonta Club of Parma, Italy, discussed about Culture and Community: recovery, resilience and inclusion.



Zonta Club of Hong Kong premiers video on teenage pregnancy prevention

Posted on 11/20/2021
The Zonta Club of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, created and produced an animated video called "The Story of Siu Ann and Siu Ning" to advocate teenage pregnancy prevention.



Zonta Club of Kankakee decorates Zonta Christmas tree at museum

Posted on 11/17/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, decorated a Christmas tree to spread Christmas cheer and word of Zonta to their community.



Zonta Club of Dhaka IV celebrates Zonta International's 102 birthday

Posted on 11/17/2021
On 8 November, the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV celebrated Zonta International's 102nd birthday at Zontian Mafrude Khan's boutique, Shesher Kobita.



Zonta clubs in Norway participates in national fundraiser to fight against child marriage

Posted on 11/16/2021
Every year on the last Sunday of October, there is a huge national fundraising event in Norway. This year, the campaign supported Plan Norway and the theme was Girls, Not Bride.



Zonta Club of Cebu II supports local female artists in virtual art fair

Posted on 11/15/2021
Realizing there is gender disparity persists in their local art community, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, subsidized the registration fees of 15 female artists in TUBÒ.



Zonta Club of Kauai assists local food bank

Posted on 11/14/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, assisted the Kauai Independent Food Bank in distributing food at the Kauai Veteran's Center.



Zonta Club of Kauai gives back on Gratitude Saturday

Posted on 11/14/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, and guest volunteers gathered on Gratitude Saturday at the Kukui Grove Center with the Kauai Independent Food Bank and Kumu's Cupboard.



Zonta Club of Brisbane celebrates its 50th anniversary

Posted on 11/12/2021
The Zonta Club of Brisbane, Australia, celebrated its 50th anniversary. They marked this celebration by naming a legal trailblazer for her work to stop a national violence crisis against First Nations women as the winner of the club's 2021 Advancemen



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates wheelchair to commemorate Zonta International's 102 birthday

Posted on 11/10/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, celebrated Zonta International's 102 birthday by donating five wheelchairs.



Zonta Club of Kauai gives big mahalo to Sue Kanoho

Posted on 11/10/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, would like to give a big mahalo to Sue Kanoho, their November speaker.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte empowers women through cosmetics

Posted on 11/10/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, supported one of their Golden Z Clubs' Self Expression Through the Art of Make-Up event



Zonta Club of Maroochy Inc plants Seeds of Change: a community forum on gender-based violence

Posted on 11/10/2021
On 22 May, the Zonta Club of Maroochy Inc, Australia, hosted the Seeds of Change, a community forum on gender-based violence.



Saint Michael's College of Laguna Golden Z Club and Z Club hosts OKtober 2021 Breast Care Forum

Posted on 11/8/2021
On 24 October, Saint Michael's College of Laguna Golden Z Club and Z Club, Philippines, partnered with the I Can Serve Foundation Inc, Quezon City Medical Society and the Zonta Club of Laguna to conduct a virtual Oktober2021 Breast Care forum.



Zonta Club of Helsinki III became Santa's little helpers

Posted on 11/4/2021
For many years, the Zonta Club of Helsinki III, Finland, celebrate Christmas time by having a Christmas dinner and exchanging presents. However, the club wanted to do something more this year.



Zonta Club of Aparri celebrates United Nations Day to make the world a better place

Posted on 11/4/2021
The Zonta Club of Aparri, Philippines, celebrated United Nations Day with a hopeful message, to be one with the world to alleviate the pandemic and make it a better place.



District 31 holds online biennial conference

Posted on 11/4/2021
On 23-24 October, District 31 held their first online biennial conference in Taiwan. Almost 400 Zontians from Taiwan and Mongolia showed up on the first day.



District 11 reminisces the biennium at their district conference

Posted on 11/3/2021
District 11 held a Reminiscing on Your Biennium roundtable at their district conference made up of some past governors.



District 11 collects bras for local organization

Posted on 11/3/2021
For the 2020-2022 biennium, the District 11 Board selected Free The Girls as their district service and advocacy project. Free The Girls is an international non-profit organization devoted to helping women rescued from sex trafficking reintegrate int



Zonta Club of Kankakee marches on to their 19th annual Empowerment Walk

Posted on 11/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, held their 19th annual Empowerment Walk to support survivors of domestic violence with Harbor House, a local domestic violence shelter.



Zont Club of Cebu II organizes virtual Caring for Your Wellbeing gathering

Posted on 10/30/2021
On 16 October 2021, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, teamed up with the USPF Golden Z Club and the Z Club Childlink High School Cebu to organize a virtual Caring for Your Wellbeing gathering of Z and Golden Z clubs.



Zonta Club of Cebu II hosts short film festival on teenage pregnancy

Posted on 10/30/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, launched a short film festival to raise awareness of teenage pregnancy, which coincides with early, child and forced marriages.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte celebrates United Nations Day

Posted on 10/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, celebrated United Nations Day with a Grand Parade of Nations.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao looks back on quarterly achievements

Posted on 10/27/2021
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, is a member of the Regional-Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (RIAC-VAWC).



District 5 holds governor's conference

Posted on 10/27/2021
District 5 recently had its governor's conference in Newark, Ohio.



Zonta Club of Hilo awards $6,000 in Microgrants to Women

Posted on 10/26/2021
The Zonta Club of Hilo presented $6,000 in four microgrants for “Pay It Forward” 2021. This award program supports women entrepreneurs on Hawai‘i Island who are starting a new business or working to expand an existing business.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao celebrates United Nation Day

Posted on 10/23/2021
On 24 October 2021, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao celebrated United Nations Day.



District 30 climbs to the top

Posted on 10/21/2021
During the District 30 conference, Zontians climbed up to the peak of Breithorn, a mountain in the Alps, from 24-25 September 2021.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds water hyacinth crafting class

Posted on 10/21/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, joined the City Government of Laoag for the Water Hyacinth Skills



Zonta Club of Brisbane jazzes up education awards event

Posted on 10/21/2021
The Zonta Club of Brisbane held a Jazz in the Garden event to hand out education awards to empower women and girls in completing their studies.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte presents webinar on cybercrime

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, presented a webinar on cybercrime with the Mariano Marcos State University College of Teacher Education, the Integrated University Laboratory Schools and the Ilocos Norte National High School.



Zonta Club of Laguna provides for students in need

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Laguna, Philippines, launched a service project on 6 October 2021 to provide school supplies to financially stripped students in public schools.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte drops off booklet on violence against women protocols

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, dropped off 150 Barangay VAW Desk booklets to the office of Batac City mayor Albert Chua for distribution. In the booklet, the club provided training on the protocols and procedures on violence against wom



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte continues to provides free medical, legal and counseling consultation

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, commenced its eighth month of its monthly program offering free medical, legal and counseling services to women and children.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates wheelchairs

Posted on 10/19/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, cooperated with the Laoag City Government and the Laoag City Social Welfare and Development Office to donate ten wheelchairs.



Zonta Club of Laguna provides free flu and HPV vaccines

Posted on 10/17/2021
The Zonta Club of Laguna, Philippines, collaborated with the office of Zontian Congresswoman Len-Len Alonte Naguiat to provide free flu and HPV vaccines to low-income women in their community.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte conducts forum on teenage pregnancy and early marriage

Posted on 10/16/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte conducted a No to Teenage Pregnancy and Early Marriage forum with the SK Federated of Laoag City.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao joins Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

Posted on 10/15/2021
On 13 October 2021, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, joined the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Regional Orientation (SUN), hosted by the National Nutritional Council, Regional Office II.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte hosts Speak Up, I'm Here program

Posted on 10/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Bahay Pag-Asa Youth Center of Laoag and the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte for the Speak Up, I'm Here program.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao obtains Zonta Forest and Garden

Posted on 10/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Metropolitan Tuguegarao Water District where the club will be responsible for a five-hectare area in the watershed at Penablanca, Cagayan.



Zonta Club of Hiidenvesi organizes charity auction

Posted on 10/14/2021
The Zonta Club of Hiidenvesi, Finland, partnered with a local art supply store to organize a charity auction.



District 16 holds virtual conference, raising money for Foundation

Posted on 10/12/2021
Zonta members from across New Zealand came together for the recent District 16 Conference hosted by the Zonta Club of Rotorua.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

Posted on 10/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, celebrated International Day of the Girl Child with Calayab Elementary School.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds basic self-defense classes

Posted on 10/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Gender and Development Office of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte to hold basic self-defense classes.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte raises awareness on women's health

Posted on 10/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, joined the City Government of Laoag's lecture to raise awareness on women's health.



Zontians from District 9 recognize, react and respond

Posted on 10/7/2021
On 2 October, District 9 Zontians spend the day learning about advocacy issues, advocacy work, and communicating with local leaders on pressing topics such as child marriage.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates recreational items

Posted on 10/4/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, donated board games and other recreational indoor activity sets to the Occupation Therapy Section at Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital Center (MMHC) in Batac City.



Zonta cycling team bikes to Leuven 2021

Posted on 10/4/2021
Zontians from District 27, Area 6, formed a cycling team for a Leuven 2021 tour.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte gives to orphanage

Posted on 10/4/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, held a gift giving at Tahanag Carmela D'Amore, a female orphanage.



UN Committee from Zonta Club of Dhaka IV hosts climate change awareness event

Posted on 10/4/2021
The U.N. Committee of the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV, Bangladesh, partnered with the Inner Wheel Club of Gulshan to host an awareness and advocacy session on climate change.



Zonta e-Club of Thailand 1 co-hosts Rose Day and COVID-19 event

Posted on 10/3/2021
The Zonta e-Club of Thailand 1, Thailand, partnered with the Zonta Clubs of Bangkok 1, Bangkok 2 and Bangkok 8 to commemorate International Women's Day and Zonta Rose Day.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates tablets to aid students

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, donated 40 tablets with sim cards and cellular Wi-Fi to make it easier for students to transition to their online curriculum.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte financial aids patients

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Karmelli Clinic and Hospital to create the Together We Heal: A Surgical Mission Amidst Covid 19 project.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte distributes COVID-19 PPE

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, distributed COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) and the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID).



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte donates school supplies

Posted on 10/1/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, packed and distributed 375 school supplies bundles to students from elementary to secondary school.



SMCL Golden Z Club and SMCL Senior High School Z Club celebrate International Day of Peace

Posted on 9/30/2021
The Saint Michael's College of Laguna (SCML) Golden Z Club and the SMCL Senior High School Z Club, Philippines, hosted a virtual celebration observing the International Day of Peace.



Zonta Club of Kankakee provides hygiene products

Posted on 9/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Kankakee, Illinois, USA, designated the Fortitude Community Outreach as one of their local service projects.



Zonta Club of Hamina looks to the future with tree planting

Posted on 9/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Hamina, Finland, planted trees in the newly opened Oolanninpuisto park.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds parenting forum

Posted on 9/28/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, partnered with the Population Commission of the City Government of Laoag to hold the Responsible Parenthood forum



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte plans planter making project

Posted on 9/28/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, collaborated with Bahay Pag-Asa Youth Center to hold the Planter Making Project.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte says NO to teenage pregnancy and early marriage

Posted on 9/28/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, handed out over 4,500 brochures to Say NO to Teenage Pregnancy and Early Marriages.



Zonta Club of Cebu II launches virtual Walk for Women walkathon

Posted on 9/27/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, is launching their first virtual Walk for Women walkathon.



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