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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Tokyo II hosts online meeting to commemorate Rose Day
To commemorate Rose Day and International Women’s Day, the Zonta Club of Tokyo II, Japan hosted an online meeting with its members.
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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yu-Hsiuan gathers to celebrate the Chinese Yuanxiao Lantern Festival
In honor of the Chinese Yuanxiao Lantern Festival on 26 February, the Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yu-Hsiuan, Republic of China (Taiwan) hosted a celebratory gathering to bring together the family and friends of their members.
Crescent Golden Z Club celebrates chartering with the Zonta Club of Taichung
The Zonta Club of Taichung hosted a charter ceremony for the Crescent Golden Z Club, which consists of a multicultural group of 22 students from seven countries and several local universities.
Zonta Club of Hong Kong East breaks records with charitable project
Instead of holding their Annual Charity Party, the Zonta Club of Hong Kong East, Hong Kong decided to host a record-breaking gift-sending project in celebration of the Chinese New Year.
Zonta Club of Jelgava donates to a local hospital to support healthcare workers during COVID-19
The people of Jelgava greatly appreciate and admire the selfless, courageous and kind healthcare workers that continue to save lives during the pandemic. To express their gratitude, the Zonta Club of Jelgava, Latvia donated to the workers of a local
Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan helps Zontians honor Amelia Earhart
The Zonta Club of Columbus hosted a virtual event featuring astronaut Kathryn Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space.
Zonta Club of Taichung hosts successful fundraiser and parade
The Zonta Club of Taichung, Republic of China (Taiwan), celebrated Zonta Rose Day by fundraising for the Rose Fund and the Zonta Foundation for Women.
Zonta Club of Oakville hosts COVID-friendly Rose Day campaign and fundraiser
The Zonta Club of Oakville's "Zonta Celebrates IWD 2021" campaign encourages everyone to celebrate all the wonderful women in their lives.
Zonta Club of Vantaa II raises funds selling handmade items online
The Zonta Club of Vantaa II started selling handmade items online to raise funds for their club.
Zonta Club of Espoo-Kauniainen donates gift cards to nursing home care workers
The Zonta Club of Espoo-Kauniainen, Finland, bought gift certificates from a small local café and donated them to care workers in a local nursing home.
Zonta Club of Bangkok XI donates medical supplies to local hospital for mothers and babies
The Zonta Club of Bangkok XI donated and collected money to purchase oxygen concentrators, infusion pumps and newborn baby sets to provide Lomsak Hospital for use in sterile rooms for mothers and children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zonta clubs of Malden and Chelsea celebrate Amelia Earhart Month with AE Fellow ceremony
On 21 January, the Zonta clubs of Malden and Chelsea, USA, celebrated their Amelia Earhart Fellows, Rachel Morgan and Cody Paige.
Zonta clubs of aan de Leede and Kampala collaborate to help teachers and students cope with COVID-19
The Zonta Club of aan de Leede, Netherlands, collaborated with the Zonta Club of Kampala in Uganda in 2020 to help schoolchildren and teachers cope with COVID-19.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao launches new youth programs
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines has partnered with their Department of Education to implement new youth programs, projects and activities.
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao launches projects to grow trees in the wake of massive flooding
Zonta aims to provide resources to help women and girls access not only education and health care but also economic opportunities and safe living conditions. In this light, the twin projects were conceptualized.
Zonta e-Club of Italy hosts virtual ceremony for Amelia Earhart Fellows
On 8 February, the e-Club of Italy organized an online award ceremony for three new Amelia Earhart Fellows. The event was followed by a total of 65 people, including Zonta International President Sharon Langenbeck and eminent special guests.
Zonta Club of Everett calls for Washington state to end child marriage with billboard
The Zonta Club of Everett, USA, successfully launched its first local billboard as part of the Zonta USA Caucus and UNICEF USA public service announcement campaign to end child marriage.
In the news: Zonta Club of Kauai donates money to seven local organizations
Surplus from the Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation Christmas Fund was recently distributed to seven community organizations.
Zonta Club of Basel donates gifts to women’s shelter during holiday season
The Zonta Club of Basel provided about 200 nicely wrapped gifts and a cash donation for special education needs for children during critical phases to a local women's shelter in mid-December.
Local Zonta Club members take action after Beirut Blast in Lebanon
After the tragic Beirut Blast on 4 August, 2020, members of the Zonta Club of Beirut, Lebanon promptly took action to help.
Zonta Club of Bangkok V donates sterile room for mothers and newborns at small hospital
The Zonta Club of Bangkok V is concerned for the safety of pregnant women and newborn babies in the COVID-19 pandemic. They arranged for a sterile hospital room for the mother and baby’s recovery and safety from COVID-19.
Zonta Club of Bendigo Inc makes 40,000th birthing kit to celebrate 40 years of service and advocacy
To mark its 40th anniversary, the Zonta Club of Bendigo Inc, Australia, made its 40,000th birthing kit: 40,000 kits for 40 years. The club also held a virtual celebration.
Zonta Club of Dhaka IV celebrates Zonta's 101st birthday
The Zonta Club of Dhaka IV, Bangladesh, celebrated Zonta International's 101st birthday on the lawn of club president Mahfuza Rashid.
Zonta Club of Montreal donates 50 gift-filled shoeboxes to women's shelter during holiday season
In late November 2020, the Zonta Club of Montreal, Canada, collected and filled 50 shoeboxes with toiletries and candies for a local women's shelter.
Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yuhsiuan hosts 'Zonta Gives Love to Taiwanese New Immigrants' event
On 9 January, the Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yuhsiuan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic jointly held the “Zonta Gives Love To Taiwanese New Immigrants” event in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.
Zonta Club of Punta del Este – Maldonado recognized for 30 years of service with commemorative stamp
In December 2020, the Zonta Club of Punta del Este – Maldonado, Uruguay, celebrated 30 years of serving the local community, empowering and educating women, and fighting violence against women.
Zonta Club of Pokhara raises awareness with 'Legal Awareness on Domestic Violence' program
On 2 January, the Zonta Club of Pokhara, Nepal, organized a small program called "Legal Awareness on Domestic Violence" for the marginalized women in an area with a particularly high rate of domestic violence.
Zonta Club of Kathmandu provides bicycles to girls to decrease school dropout rates
Dropping out of school can lead to early marriage, pregnancy and other health-related issues. The Zonta Club of Kathmandu teamed up with Teach for Nepal to provide 50 young girls with bicycles so they can continue their schooling.
Zonta Club of Taipei II gives scholarships to 15 female university students
Zonta Club of Taipei II, Taiwan, held its 2020 Lu Soong You-Tze Scholarship awarding ceremony on 19 December to recognize 15 university students for their distinguished academic performance and volunteer work.
Zonta Club of Port Macquarie Inc hosts screening of documentary about women in STEMM
"The Leadership" is a 2020 documentary film that focuses on the first Homeward Bound program and the systemic inequalities for women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM).
In the news: Zonta Club of Ottawa's blanket drive surpasses goal
The Zonta Club of Ottawa partnered with Kim Krueger's Edward Jones office for a blanket drive.
Zonta Club of Cebu II distributes colorful tote bags in awareness campaign for Safe Spaces Act
To spread awareness of the Safe Spaces Act, the Zonta Club of Cebu II produced and distributed tote bags with infographics created by local university students.
Zonta Club of Hong Kong helps underprivileged families with e-learning during COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many schools to do e-learning, which can be stressful for underprivileged families with no access to internet and digital devices. The Zonta Club of Hong Kong launched a service project to benefit these families.
Zonta Club of Naples raises awareness of issues affecting women and girls with virtual meetings
The Zonta Club of Naples, USA, hosted two virtual town hall meetings titled “The More You Know” in September and October.
Zonta Club of Bangkok XI donates to help children with disabilities during COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, many people in Bangkok facing financial burdens are unable to provide the time and monetary support needed for their families.
Zonta Club of Kauai partners with local newspaper for Christmas fund to support their community
The annual partnership between The Garden Island Newspaper and the Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation is kicking off and celebrating its 30th year.
Zonta Club of Taipei II celebrates chartering of its new Golden Z club
On 21 November, members of the Zonta Club of Taipei II and New Dawn Golden Z Club gathered for a joyful ceremony, a boost in Zonta spirit amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zonta Club of Greater Dhaka celebrates Zonta’s 101st birthday with 3,500 viewers
The Zonta Club of Greater Dhaka in Bangladesh celebrated Zonta International’s 101st birthday (8 November) on 11 November with more than 3,500 viewers through a webinar.
Zonta Club of Milano Sant'Ambrogio represented at meeting with Women20 Board
The Zonta Club of Milano Sant'Ambrogio established contact with the Italian delegation that will lead the Women20 (W20) Board in 2021.
Zonta Club of Sofia celebrates 25 years of service with installation at the Bells Monument
For the club’s 25th anniversary with a bell ringing, members solemnly revealed the Zonta Club Sofia Bell at the Bells Monument (Kambanite) in Sofia.
Zonta Club of Kathmandu partners with the police and lawyers to help survivors of domestic violence
There was a significant increase of domestic violence cases during the lockdown implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Zonta Club of Kathmandu Nepal, partnered with the Nepal Police and a group of 14 lawyers to help these women.
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