founded on the vision of

Protecting and Promoting the Rights of Women and Girls

Zonta International, it’s districts, and its clubs are urged to express themselves about and become involved in the following issues.

Improve Legal & Political Status of Women

Zonta International is dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has obtained General Consultative Status with the United Nations to advise the UN on injustices around the world.

Promote Justice & Universal Respect

Zonta International firmly believes that Women’s Rights are Human Rights.  This includes: ending all forms of discrimination, eliminate all forms of violence against women, eliminate forced marriages and genital mutilation, and more.

Improve Women's Health

Zonta International encourages clubs to partner with local organizations to educate the community on the unique healthcare challenges.  Local organizations offer free services on pregnancy and STD prevention as well as assist domestic violence victims with care.

Improve Economic Status

Zonta International encourages women to improve their economic status through education. We provide scholarships from the national and local level to women wishing to pursue an education in business, science and aeronautics.