20 hours ago
Thank you from the Zonta Club of New York!
Because you were not born in a muslim country, dear.
3 days ago
"What women want is a world where equality is present in every country. A world free from poverty and all forms of violence and discrimination, where basic needs actually become basic rights, but more importantly, where women are able to develop their full potential and where progress for women is seen as progress for all." —Noeleen Heyzer
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So basically what women want is to get rid of islam.
5 days ago
"As women we must learn to become leaders in society, not just for our own sake, but for the sake of all people. We must support and protect our kinship with the environment for the generations to come." —China Galland
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"Ending Child Marriage is a priority for the Zambian Minister of Gender, the Hon. Elizabeth Phiri, her team and colleagues from other Ministries," says Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz. "Zambia, one of the 12 countries of the End Child Marriage project with UNFPA and UNICEF, is also one of the first in the African Union to put a national action plan in place that is broken down to the regional level."
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At 5:30 p.m. EDT, Zonta International UN Committee member Pamela Morgan will be on a High Level Political Forum side event panel on migrant women and the issues that compel them to leave their homes. #HLPF2019 #HLPF #SDGs The Kota Alliance Women's Refugee Commission Centro de Justicia y Paz ... See MoreSee Less
Today, Minister of Gender Phiri reaffirmed Zambia's goal on ending child marriage. "There is a long way to go in this fight," she says.
According to the Global Programme to #EndChildMarriage, she "committed to scaling up interventions with the program and partners."
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