Tag: #16days

Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women

Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive human rights violations and a global epidemic.  “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” is a Zonta International campaign to raise awareness of and increase actions to end violence against women and girls around the world. The campaign, which began in November 2012, features the service and advocacy actions… Read more →

Day 1 Violence against Women and girls

Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights and a pressing global issue. Violence against women and girls is not inevitable. Violence against women and girls can and should be prevented. In order to sustain and advance efforts to prevent and end violence against women and girls, the issue must be prioritized in the new global development… Read more →

Women and Children Program

Cornerstone Manor is 24 hour emergency shelter for homeless women and children. In addition; we have two-year Transitional Housing Program and a Permanent Supportive Housing Program. We have 48 single units and 12 family units. All referrals can be faxed or e-mailed at the address information listed below to the attention of: Anna Isom, Compliance Manager.   Anna Isom, Compliance Manager Buffalo… Read more →

Join us to “Orange” the Peace Bridge

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VIGIL PLANNED TO START THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM BEGINNING ON NOVEMBER 25TH and ENDING ON DECEMBER 10TH EVERY YEAR The 16 Days of Activism was introduced by the Women’s Rights Program at Rutgers University. It was soon adopted by the UN and Zonta International to highlight the Violence perpetrated upon women around the world. This Vigil, sponsored… Read more →

Zonta Says No

“Violence against girls, in all its forms, is a grave human rights violation rooted in gender inequality. When an adolescent girl experiences violence, often perpetrated by those closest to her, she has limited choices and opportunities. Without redress, the effects of such violence will last throughout her lifetime and may extend to future generations.” Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN… Read more →