Zonta International

  • A Advocate
  • F Funder
  • N Network

Description

Zonta International is a global community of more than 28,000 members in more than 1,100 Zonta clubs in 63 countries.

Mission
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Vision
Zonta International envisions a world in which women's rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.

In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision making positions on an equal basis with men.

In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.

Primary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Funding
  • Networking/Convening

Secondary Functions

  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Program/Project Implementation

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed

Attainment

  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training

Quality

  • School quality
  • School-related gender-based violence

Skills

  • Literacy

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Food/water security
  • HIV and STIs
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Migration
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Sports
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls' education partners

Locations and contact information Back to Top

Website

Zonta International

Headquarters location(s)

  • Oakbrook, Illinois, United States of America

Country offices

  • United States of America

Contacts

Zonta International

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas, The
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao Special Administrative Region, China
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Puerto Rico
  • Republic of Korea
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan, China
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Türkiye
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay

Projects Back to Top