Category Archives: Advocacy

Zontians participate in Women’s Marches around the USA

Members of the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay marched in the Oakland and San Francisco Women’s Marches on Saturday, January 21st.  In addition, women from Zonta clubs all over the country participated in this grass-roots event to say “No!” to … Continue reading

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Video by Rights 4 Girls

Check out this well-done video about child sex trafficking**on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ho3b0J5Oj5Q There is #NoSuchThing as a child prostitute. Learn more about the work of Rights 4 Girls at http://rights4girls.org/ **not necessarily appropriate for children

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A provocative opinion article in the NYTimes

In light of the shootings at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility over the Thanksgiving weekend, and since this occurred during the 16 Days of Activism campaign to bring awareness to the issue of violence against women, here is the … Continue reading

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Prostitution and Slavery in our Community – April 2014

At the beginning of April, Berkeley Zonta members helped the H.E.A.T. Watch team and other volunteers in Alameda County by dispersing around the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, and Alameda to encourage bar owners and shopkeepers to  put up this poster … Continue reading

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Prostitution and Slavery in our Community – November 2014

Our November club meeting at the Berkeley City Club, featured Dr. Melissa Farley, the Founding Director of Prostitution Research and Education (PRE), shared her research on prostitution, pornography and human trafficking, as well as her educational and consulting work with survivors, researchers … Continue reading

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