Presentation on theme: "5 projects overwhelmingly approved by the Delegates 5 projects overwhelmingly approved by the Delegates to the ZI Convention in Torino to the ZI Convention."— Presentation transcript:
5 projects overwhelmingly approved by the Delegates 5 projects overwhelmingly approved by the Delegates to the ZI Convention in Torino to the ZI Convention in Torino To be funded through our Clubs’ & our individual donations To be funded through our Clubs’ & our individual donations
Zonta funds $802K (~1/2 project total) Managed by UN Women & delivered by Oxfam Novib Working to help local organizations harness the power of the mass media to fight gender-based violence Year 1: in Nigeria & Bangladesh Year 2: in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Egypt, Mali, Niger, Pakistan, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan and Vietnam
will build on the successes of the Women in the City initiatives in Guatemala & El Salvador to help women in Nueva Suyapa & Villanueva recover public spaces for women, children & their communities. Zonta: $250K with UNWomen
Samoa Victim Support Group will deliver the project on behalf of UN Trust Fund Training village reps, Partnering with police, Conducting workshops on preventing violence @ home, Growing networks of support, Training in economic independence Zonta : $110K
Support Rwandan Gov’t in forming strategy for expansion of geographically-distributed 1-stop centers. Support integration of HIV/PMTCT info into data monitoring tool, strengthening follow-up with exposed mothers & their children. Reduce incidence & lessen impact of gender-based violence. Strengthen access to comprehensive package of youth-friendly services for the growing number of adolescents living with HIV (with a focus on young girls). Zonta : $1M, continuing this partnership with UNICEF since 2008
Moving from project-based treatment to treatment integrated into the Government’s national health system. Program will be expanded to provide support to women with more chronic fistula problems. Zonta: $1M, has continued this sponsorship since 2008 in cooperation with UN Population Fund.
These international service projects & Zonta’s scholarships are what Zonta’s all about… It’s how we ‘walk our talk’ internationally. It’s how we’re known.