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  • “I am now more capable, strong and determined because of the Oasis and what the Oasis has offered to me,” said Duha Adnan, 24, Za’atari Oasis
  • Together, We Empower Women - Issue 2 of The Zontian magazine available to read now

    3 June 2019

    Together, We Empower Women - Issue 2 of The Zontian magazine available to read now

    Zontians together raise our voices and stay engaged in the empowerment of women. Read in this issue how we have strengthened our partnerships both within our local communities and on the global front, to address and change gender inequalities.
  • 'Without the catch-up class, I would have had to stop school'

    16 May 2019

    'Without the catch-up class, I would have had to stop school'

    Arilina's parents were no longer able to pay her school fees. So when she repeated her grade, they decided it would be better for her to stop school. Fortunately, thanks to catch-up classes, she was able to find her way back.

  • Zonta International is proud to introduce 2019 Amelia Earhart Fellows

    8 May 2019

    Zonta International is proud to introduce 2019 Amelia Earhart Fellows

    We are proud to announce the Amelia Earhart Fellows of 2019. These 30 exceptional women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-applied sciences or engineering are from 15 countries.
  • Women entrepreneurs kickstart their own businesses in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps

    6 May 2019

    Women entrepreneurs kickstart their own businesses in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps

    Safiyah Abd El Ghafar and Duha Adnan are among the 43% of Syrian refugee female-headed households in Jordan. To provide a livelihood for their families, these two women utilized the skills and business capacities they acquired at UN Women’s Oasis Centre to start their own micro-businesses.
  • Zonta International and UNICEF USA working together to build a more equitable world for women and girls

    3 May 2019

    Zonta International and UNICEF USA working together to build a more equitable world for women and girls

    Zonta International and UNICEF USA have been in close partnership since 1972, helping UNICEF advance the status of women and children worldwide through education, health and protection services.
  • Students in Madagascar demonstrate impact of Let Us Learn

    26 February 2019

    Students in Madagascar demonstrate impact of Let Us Learn

    The Let Us Learn program in Madagascar is improving the lives of thousands of children and their families. Read the following stories of how three participants have been positively impacted.