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Zonta Club of Kowloon to sponsor research on women’s experiences of violence in Hong Kong

Posted on 3/1/2021
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.



Crescent Golden Z Club celebrates chartering with the Zonta Club of Taichung

Posted on 2/24/2021
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

Posted on 2/24/2021
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 Bangkok XI donates to help children with disabilities during COVID-19

Posted on 2/24/2021
Due to COVID-19, many people in Bangkok facing financial burdens are unable to provide the time and monetary support needed for their families.



Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan helps Zontians honor Amelia Earhart

Posted on 2/23/2021
The Zonta Club of Columbus hosted a virtual event featuring astronaut Kathryn Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space.



Zonta Club of Jelgava donates to a local hospital to support healthcare workers during COVID-19

Posted on 2/23/2021
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



Zonta Club of Oakville hosts COVID-friendly Rose Day campaign and fundraiser

Posted on 2/17/2021
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

Posted on 2/17/2021
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

Posted on 2/16/2021
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

Posted on 2/15/2021
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

Posted on 2/12/2021
On 21 January, the Zonta clubs of Malden and Chelsea, USA, celebrated their Amelia Earhart Fellows, Rachel Morgan and Cody Paige.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao launches new youth programs

Posted on 2/11/2021
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines has partnered with their Department of Education to implement new youth programs, projects and activities.



Zonta clubs of aan de Leede and Kampala collaborate to help teachers and students cope with COVID-19

Posted on 2/11/2021
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 projects to grow trees in the wake of massive flooding

Posted on 2/10/2021
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 Club of Everett calls for Washington state to end child marriage with billboard

Posted on 2/4/2021
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.



Zonta Club of Basel donates gifts to women’s shelter during holiday season

Posted on 2/1/2021
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.



In the news: Zonta Club of Kauai donates money to seven local organizations

Posted on 2/1/2021
Surplus from the Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation Christmas Fund was recently distributed to seven community organizations.



Zonta Club of Bangkok V donates sterile room for mothers and newborns at small hospital

Posted on 1/29/2021
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

Posted on 1/25/2021
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

Posted on 1/14/2021
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

Posted on 1/12/2021
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

Posted on 1/11/2021
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

Posted on 1/11/2021
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

Posted on 1/5/2021
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

Posted on 12/28/2020
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

Posted on 12/21/2020
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

Posted on 12/14/2020
"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

Posted on 12/9/2020
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

Posted on 12/3/2020
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

Posted on 12/2/2020
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

Posted on 11/30/2020
The Zonta Club of Naples, USA, hosted two virtual town hall meetings titled “The More You Know” in September and October.



Zonta Club of Kauai partners with local newspaper for Christmas fund to support their community

Posted on 11/30/2020
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

Posted on 11/24/2020
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

Posted on 11/13/2020
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

Posted on 11/11/2020
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

Posted on 11/10/2020
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

Posted on 11/2/2020
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.



District 20 holds annual conference emphasizing stance against hate speech

Posted on 10/29/2020
District 20 held its annual conference in Finland in October. The theme was, "Get inspired – leave your mark on Zonta’s new century."



Zonta Club of Naples hosts town hall meeting to educate women on COVID-19 risks

Posted on 10/26/2020
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zonta Club of Naples desired to empower women through education to impart a deeper understanding of COVID-19 risks and how to protect themselves and their families.



Zonta Club of Kowloon urges legal reform on sexual offenses

Posted on 10/26/2020
The Zonta Club of Kowloon submitted suggestions to the Hong Kong government on how it could improve upon its sexual offenses laws.



Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yuhsiuan collaborates with Golden Z club to promote Zonta and its programs

Posted on 10/19/2020
Members of the Zonta Club of Kaohsiung Yuhsiuan revitalized their Golden Z club by hosting an event for social work majors that promoted Zonta, the Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women campaign, and our international service programs.



Zonta Club of Leilehua hosts webinar to help women with their finances

Posted on 10/15/2020
Partnering with Edward Jones Investments, the Zonta Club of Leilehua recently hosted a financial webinar, "Five Money Questions for Women."



Zonta Club of Glens Falls provides play area for children domestic violence survivors

Posted on 10/13/2020
The Zonta Club of Glens Falls used a US$500 COVID-19 relief grant to create a play area for children who are victims of domestic violence and living in the Glens Falls Domestic Violence Safe House.



Zonta Club of Kauai partners with food bank to distribute food to furloughed employees

Posted on 10/12/2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zonta Club of Kauai travels to The Princeville Westin on the north shore of Kauai. Volunteers distributed food to 200 furloughed employees in October.



The Oil City Franklin Zonta Club raises awareness for violence against women

Posted on 10/5/2020
The Oil City Franklin Zonta Club creates awareness for violence against women.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao launch project to support educational improvements in Tuguegarao

Posted on 10/5/2020
Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao partners with other Tuguegarao organizations to support low privileged students for the school year.



Zonta Club of Kauai gives monetary donations to Kauai food bank

Posted on 9/28/2020
Zonta Club of Kauai has once again come to the aide to the Kauai people by donating food and giving monetary donations to their local food bank.



Zonta Club of Accra Metropolitan contributes to the fight against the spread of COVID-19

Posted on 9/22/2020
Zonta Club Accra Metropolitan made a donation to the infectious disease unit of lekma hospital Accra Ghana.



Zonta Club of Everett’s celebrates 90th Anniversary

Posted on 9/15/2020
To celebrate their 90th anniversary, the Zonta Club of Everett donated a sculpture to their local museum.



Zonta Club of Dhaka I educates students on avoiding child marriage

Posted on 9/10/2020
The Zonta Club of Dhaka I held an event to educate students on the importance ending child marriage.



Zonta Clubs in South American Region Collaborates to Fight Against COVID-19

Posted on 9/8/2020
With COVID-19 rampaging the entire world, the Zonta clubs in the South America Region came together to provide support and relief to those in need.



Zonta Club of Bendigo undertakes different projects to support their community throughout the year

Posted on 9/8/2020
The Zonta Club of Bendigo focused their attention to alleviate homelessness in their community.



Zonta Club of Kauai Partners With US Association of University Women to Celebrate the 19th Amendment

Posted on 9/8/2020
In Celebration of the 19th Amendment, the Zonta Club of Kauai hosted an art exhibit for local artist.



Zonta Club of Hong Kong II Supports Local Organizations During The Early Months Of COVID 19 Pandemic

Posted on 8/30/2020
Zonta Club of Hong Kong II donates care packages to local organizations.



Zonta Club of Findlay Host Annual Picnic Over Zoom

Posted on 8/27/2020
The annual August picnic by the Zonta Club of Findlay is hosted virtually due to COVID 19.



Zonta Club of Trenton-Mercer is Always First in Line for Community Donations

Posted on 8/21/2020
Zonta Club of Trento/Mercer joins other organizations in donating to their local community.



Zonta Club of Hilo Gives $10,000 in Scholarships and Awards

Posted on 8/20/2020
The Zonta Club of Hilo donates money towards YWPA scholarships.



Zonta Club of Tuguegarao Reach Out to Women Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on 8/18/2020
Zonta Club of Tuguegarao's donates COVID 19 materials to support Municipal Health Units.



Zonta Club of Kauai Volunteers in Support of COVID-19 Victims

Posted on 8/11/2020
Zonta Club of Kauai continues to volunteer in packing food for staff of Sheraton Coconut Beach Hotel.



Zonta Club of Cebu I Donates Personal Protective Equipment

Posted on 8/7/2020
The Zonta Club of Cebu I donated personal protective equipment to the Bayanihan Cebu IEC Field Center.



Zonta Club of Taichung Organizes Walk Against Child Marriage

Posted on 8/4/2020
Zonta Club of Taichung and Z Club of Taichung Hong Wen stages march against child marriage.



Zonta Club of Tuguegarao Celebrates the 2020 World Population Day

Posted on 7/27/2020
As a celebration of worlds populations day, the Zonta Club of Tuguegarao organizes women empowerment seminar.



Zonta Clubs in the Region of South America Partners to Make Donations Toward COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Posted on 7/15/2020
In the fight against COVID 19, Zonta Clubs in South America region have partnered together to support victims.



Zonta Club of Accra Metropolitan Produces E- newsletter to Showcase Club Activities

Posted on 7/12/2020
Ghanaian clubs partners to produce e-newsletter showcasing centennial activities.



Zonta Club of Wellington Hosts Science Award

Posted on 7/7/2020
Zonta Club of Wellington hosted their annual science award.



Zonta Club of Kauai Announces Officers for New Biennium

Posted on 7/7/2020
As the 2020-2022 Zonta biennium begins, The Zonta Club of Kauai has announced its new officers for the new biennium.



The Zonta Club of Tuguegarao Celebrates Philippine Independence Day

Posted on 7/6/2020
The Zonta Club of Tuguegarao undertakes An Initiative for a COVID free society.



Zonta Club of Hsin Chu Hosts Free Clinic to Celebrate Zonta’s 100th Anniversary

Posted on 6/18/2020
Zonta Club of Hsin Chu host an event to say no to violence against women.



Zonta Club of Kauai Volunteers with Kauai Independent Food Bank Distribution

Posted on 6/18/2020
Zonta Club of Kauai partners with other organizations to volunteer at food bank.



Zonta Club of East Auckland Supports Local Women's Refuge During Pandemic

Posted on 6/16/2020
Zonta Club of East Auckland donates to Women's Refuge Initiative.



Zonta Club of Verden Gives out Vouchers as a Thank You for Outgoing Biennium

Posted on 6/15/2020
Zonta Club of Verden initiate a Big thank-you-campaign for outgoing biennium.



Members of Zonta Club of Kauai Stepped Up in Supporting the Mission

Posted on 6/14/2020
Zonta Club of Kauai Members gather for annual photo up.



District 17 Zontians serve their communities in the wake of COVID-19

Posted on 6/10/2020
Despite the hardship and the uncertainty over COVID-19 worldwide, Zontians in District 17 responded quickly in raising funds for the relief of the communities.



Zonta Club of Johnson County Provides Support for Victims of Rape

Posted on 6/8/2020
The Zonta club of Johnston County is committed to providing help and relieve to victims of rape.



Golden Z Club of St. Louis Gets Featured in Campus Newspaper

Posted on 6/1/2020
Golden Z Club of St. Louis brings new energy to the women's movement.



Zonta Club of Cebu II Celebrates Women’s Month Celebration

Posted on 5/29/2020
Zonta Club of Cebu II, led by President Marilou Cañizares, celebrated Women's Month with activities highlighting some of the club’s advocacy projects.



Zonta Club Brussel Zavel Organizes YWPA Club Award Zoom Celebration

Posted on 5/27/2020
Zonta club Brussel Zavel organizes first online YWPA club award Zoom celebration.



Zonta Club Brussel Zavel Supports Nurses During COVID 19 Outbreak

Posted on 5/27/2020
Zonta Club Brussel Zavel supports nurses even during pandemic.



Zonta Club of Myrtle Beach Supports Low Income Families During The COVID 19 Outbreak

Posted on 5/24/2020
A food drive was hosted by The Zonta Club of Myrtle Beach to support families with low income.



District 2 donates money to all member clubs

Posted on 5/22/2020
Due to the upswing of domestic violence in our communities, Zonta District two donated money to each club in their district.



Zonta Club Mandaluyong San Juan II Supports the Filipino Frontliners

Posted on 5/21/2020
With the outbreak of the COVID 19 virus, our club was quick to respond, partnering with non-governmental organizations to support frontliners.



Zonta Club of Fredericksburg Mentor and Support Women in Africa

Posted on 5/21/2020
Fredericksburg Zonta Club partners with educational center to support women in Africa.



Zonta Club of Taranto donates 500 Masks to Hospital to Help Doctors and Nurses

Posted on 5/20/2020
The Zonta Club of Taranto in Italy donated 500 masks to a local hospital for doctors and nurses who daily face the terror of COVID-19.



Zonta Club of Kauai Joins Other Organizations to Volunteer at Food Bank

Posted on 5/20/2020
The Zonta Club of Kauai partnered with the Kaua'i Independent Food Bank and the Kaua'i Lions Club to package and distribute food essentials to the community.



Zonta Club Mandaluyong Volunteered to Preserve the Heritage of Blaan

Posted on 5/20/2020
The Zonta Club of Mandaluyong-San Juan 2, in coordination with Health Futures Foundation support the art of Blaan hand embroidery.



Zonta Club of New Territories Supporting Underprivileged Families In Hong Kong Amid COVID-19

Posted on 5/20/2020
Zonta Club of the New Territories Charitable Trust Supports Underprivileged Families In Hong Kong during COVID-19.



ZC of Saint Sofia launches social innovation platform to support women during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 5/18/2020
Zonta Club of Saint Sofia launches a project Plan Z in Bulgaria to support for girls and women at risk and their families.



Zonta Club of Houston Dedicates Tree to Survivors of Domestic Violence

Posted on 5/18/2020
Zonta Club of Houston dedicates Tree to local survivors of domestic violence.



The Zonta Club of Melbourne Sponsors Young Girls With the Uganda Project

Posted on 5/18/2020
The Zonta Club of Melbourne, Florida sponsors young girls in Ugandan.



District 28 holds online alumnae meeting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 4/30/2020
D28 clubs host online meetings due to COVID-19.



Zonta Club of Fort Collins Host Private Symposium for International Women's Day

Posted on 4/21/2020
A private symposium was hosted in honor of International Women's Day 2020.



Zonta Club of Toronto Donates Gloves to Local Hospital

Posted on 4/21/2020
The Zonta Club of Toronto in Canada donated gloves to a local hospital to help ease the effects of COVID-19.



Zonta Clubs of Oulu I and II Make a Comic Book About Sexual Harassment

Posted on 4/21/2020
Zonta Clubs of Oulu I and II partners with community art center and the Culture Power Station to promote fight against sexual harassment.



Zonta Clubs of Oulu I and II Organized an Event to Say No to Violence Against Women

Posted on 4/21/2020
Zonta Clubs of Oulu I and II empowers women to live their lives without the fear of violence.



The Zonta Club of Fort Collins Curated A Museum Exhibit to Celebrate IWD

Posted on 4/20/2020
In celebration of International Women's Day, the Zonta Club of Fort Collins curated a museum exhibit to showcase inspirational women.



Zonta Club of Chiayi Holds Blood Drive

Posted on 4/16/2020
Zonta Club of Chiayi organizes a blood drive to raise awareness for blood donations.



Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva Donate PPE to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers

Posted on 4/15/2020
The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva donated 300 PPE equipment's to medical facilities to aid COVID-19 hardships.



Zonta Club of Bendigo Celebrates International Women's Day by Honoring Local Achievers

Posted on 4/15/2020
Bendigo Zonta Club members and guests celebrated International Women’s day.



ZAU Science Club Operating in the Middle of the Wilderness

Posted on 4/15/2020
ZAU Science Clubs for young girls keeps operates during harsh winter conditions in a remote part of Finland.



Zonta Club of Frankfort Presents Centennial Anniversary Grant

Posted on 3/17/2020
Zonta Club of Frankfort Presents Centennial Anniversary Grant towards the fight against domestic violence.



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