Zonta Club of Kuala Lumpur raises awareness of violence against women at shopping mall

zonta-club-of-kuala-lumpur1On 3 December, members of the Zonta Club of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, distributed Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women wristbands and information about Zonta International to visitors at the Kuala Lumpur City Centre Shopping Mall.

zonta-club-of-kuala-lumpur2Other nongovernmental organizations and the Ministry of Women, Children and Community Development supported the 16 Days of Activism, with talks and exhibitions throughout the country. Members of the Zonta Club of Kuala Lumpur participated in gender equality talks organized by the Women’s Aid Organisation of Malaysia.

Club members also attended a presentation by Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Executive Director of UN Women. The event, which took place on 28 November, was called, “Can the SDGs Deliver on Their Promise of Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women by 2030? Exploring Strategies and Imperatives for Making the Dream a Substantive Reality.”

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