The Zonta Club of Nimes-Romaines, France, partnered with its local rugby club to celebrate 25 November, the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women and the start to the Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women campaign.
The club’s goal was to involve well-known men in the city to stand up against violence in front of their supporters. All players wore orange shirts upon entering the stadium. Zontians also handed out 350 of the shirts to women in the stadium, along with aZonta flier.
Before the match started, the Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women campaign was explained. Afterwards, the Zonta Club of Nimes joined the two rugby teams and supporters at a party.
The event was covered by multiple media outlets before and after.