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Zonta continues great work during ongoing COVID outbreak...
During the COVID outbreak and lockdown Zontians continue to keep in touch with via Zoom meetings, and although not able to meet in person, members continue with work at group level as well as Zonta worldwide.
The Zonta club of Guildford members donated the money saved from the monthly dinner meetings to Your Sanctuary and were delighted to be able to gift £1,350. Your Sanctuary were very grateful for our support in these very challenging times. Your Sanctuary helps women and men who are victims of domestic abuse and you can read more here at Your Sanctuary
Worldwide the Zonta projects continue and informative updates "Zonta talks" goes out most Fridays. More recently a panel of four women leaders in the field provided an update on progress in ending child marriage and the effects of Covid-19.
As Zonta reaches the end of our biennium it will be continuing with the international projects for 2020-2022 which are:
- Adolescent Girl’s Health & Protection in Peru. Zonta pledges US$1 million via UNICEF USA
- Delivering Survivor-Centered Response to Gender based Violence in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste. Zonta pledges US$1 million
- Let Us Learn Madagascar Phase 111. Zonta pledges US$500,000 via UNICEF USA. Between 2016 and 2020 Zonta has already given US$2 million to this project
- Ending Child Marriage Phase 11. Zonta pledges US$1.5 million via UNFPA AND UNICEF