Advocacy and Service Awards 2017

In 2017 a new award was developed for clubs in District 23.  These awards were presented at the District 23 Conference in September 2017.

Projects nominated were to contain aspects of both Service and Advocacy.  The were required to focus on recent local projects that empower women and girls to achieve equal rights and secure their access to all legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional resources AND/OR recent local projects that focus on the prevention of violence against women.

D23 Service and Advocacy Presentation By Committee Chairman Naomi Reschke

These are the projects that were received:

Zonta Club of Adelaide Working to Ensure Women’s Safety

Zonta Club of Adelaide Hills Expect Respect

Zonta Club of Bunbury – White Ribbon Day, advocating in two shopping centres

Zonta Club of Devonport Ending Domestic Violence in the Devonport Region

Zonta Club of Gawler Saying No to Violence – words into actions

Zonta Club of Hobart Small Steps Program

Zonta Club of Launceston Building a Community Culture of Safety

Zonta Club of Mornington PeninsulaImpact on Youth from Domestic Violence

Zonta Club of Melbourne’s East – A Community Conversation

Zonta Club of Melbourne’s West You The Man

Zonta Club of Noarlunga Southern Vales Healing Garden in Domestic Violence Service

Zonta Club of PeelMigrant Women Project

Zonta Club of Perth Service and Advocacy With Women on Unresolved Visas and Domestic Violence