What is advocacy?

Advocacy is the expression of support for, or opposition to, a cause, argument or proposal. Advocacy actions may include influencing laws, legislation or attitudes.

What is Zonta advocacy?

Zonta advocacy is an action taken in “the public interest” or for “the greater good” with respect to empowering women and girls and their human rights.

The International Advocacy Committee encourages districts/regions, areas and clubs to use the below resources to increase advocacy actions at the district/region, area and club levels.

Zonta International, its districts and its clubs shall be nonpartisan and nonsectarian.


Use the Advocacy Project Scorecard to help focus your club’s activities toward the Objects of Zonta
Zonta International's Women's Reproductive Health Policy reinforces Zonta's commitment to improving the health status of women and calls on governments to take specific actions related to women's health.
When is Zonta advocacy appropriate? Is the proposed issue within Zonta’s mission? Who is to take action? What action should be taken?