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Zonta-supported project provides health care to more than 20,000 girls in Peru

The overall objective of UNICEF'S Adolescent Girls' Health and Protection project is to improve the capacity of services in districts in Peru to respond promptly to the health needs of the adolescent population and to prevent all types of violence in schools and other services.

In 2022, 37,426 adolescents (20,629 girls) received health care. From July 2020 to October 2022, 82,779 adolescent health screenings (46,543 girls) were carried out and 309 health providers completed trainings to provide comprehensive adolescent health care. Click here to read more about the project and its achievements in our recent update.

Zonta International contributed US$1 million to UNICEF USA to support the project from 2020 – 2022 and is contributing US$750,000 from 2022 – 2024.

21 MARCH 2023