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Zonta International is a non-governmental organization with General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and participatory status with the Council of Europe. Zonta is also a member of coalitions like the Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally, the ERA Coalition and others. Through these relationships and partnerships, Zonta is able to issue its own statements and collaborate with other like-minded organizations to make joint statements and advocate for policies to promote and protect the rights of women and girls.

Statement on making child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting a priority action of the Action Coalition
on GBV | PDF
(Statement by Girls Not Brides plus 625 civil society organizations and 75 activists from across 79 countries to leaders of the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence, November 2020)

Zonta International Statement to the CSW65 | PDF
(Statement by Zonta International to the 65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, October 2020)

WGG Statement to the CSW65 | PDF
(Statement by The Working Group on Girls to the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, October 2020) 

Distance learning and digital technologies as a strategical and challenging turn towards inclusive access to education for women and girls | PDF
(Graduate Women International Statement to the 45th regular session of the Human Rights Council, October 2020)

The First 100 Days and Ending Gender-Based Violence Globally | PDF
(Statement by the Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally, September 2020)
 

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