"The Zonta Club of Birmingham today celebrates Human Rights Day, observed throughout the world as a recognition of the worth of all human beings and a call to promote equality and justice for all. The 16 Days of Activism beginning on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and ending … Continue reading Zonta Says No
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Zonta Club of Birmingham urges local schools to require universal masking in line with revised CDC Covid safety advice and to take other precautions to protect our children and their mothers. The COVID pandemic in Alabama has reached such a crisis that Zonta Club of Birmingham feels strongly that Boards of Education in the state … Continue reading Zonta Club of Birmingham urges local schools to require universal masking
On July 30, 2021, Zonta Club of Birmingham and Zonta International join the United Nations in honoring survivors of human trafficking and recognizing the importance of listening to and learning from them. Read the full ZI statement HERE.What can you do to help? Call 911, or...Contact the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (https://www.justice.gov/usao…/human-trafficking-task-force)If you believe you are … Continue reading World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
The US Senate voted unanimously Tuesday, 100-0, to pass the VOCA bill bolstering the fund. | “When someone commits a crime, it’s not enough to bring the predator to justice. We also need to support the victims,” Biden said in a White House East Room ceremony. | See PBS Video here: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/watch-live-biden-signs-voca-fix-to-sustain-the-crime-victims-fund-act-of-2021 #ZontaaAdvocacy #ZontaSaysNoysatnoznzanz# ycaccovdaatnnoanotozanz#
By Robert Jenkins and Lauren Rumble, UNICEF An estimated 214 million children globally – or 1 in 7 – have missed more than three-quarters of their in-person learning over the past year. This is the biggest education crisis the world has ever faced. And the challenge is particularly acute for girls who have been facing […]Making … Continue reading Making gender the norm: why now is the time to prioritize girls’ education — World Education Blog