Category Archives: Advocacy

Think you know the facts about violence against women?

In honor of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Women have put a short quiz up to test you knowledge of  this important issue: Click here to go to the website.  It’s time to educate yourself!

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Zonta members at CEDAW breakfast in San Francisco

On November 23rd 2017, members of the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay joined Faye Mellos and members of the Zonta Club of Silicon Valley in participating in a breakfast honoring the achievements of individuals and organizations who use their public roles … Continue reading

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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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