World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

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

VOCA: Support for the Victims!

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#

Making gender the norm: why now is the time to prioritize girls’ education — World Education Blog

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

JMK Scholarship – Due July 15th

ELIGIBILITY Women of any age, pursuing a business program with major field of specialization in accounting, economics, finance, business management, marketing, operations management, human resources management, international business, or entrepreneurship at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and are living or studying in a Zonta district/region, are eligible. Online students are … Continue reading JMK Scholarship – Due July 15th