In the News: Zonta Cebu 2 presents ‘18 Days of Activism

Zonta Club of Cebu 2 proudly announces its relevant list of activities for total awareness of the danger and diverse effects of violence toward women. Entitled the “18 Days of Activism,” its focus is the international commemoration of the elimination of abuses of women and girls worldwide.

This year’s theme is “A VAW (Violence Against Women)-Free Mandaue Starts with Me.” The varied events are participated in by Zontians, as well as the Golden Z Clubs (Junior Zontians) from our universities.

Calendar is as follows:

Nov. 1-30 – Golden Z series of competitions in Animation, Story-telling, Literary Piece and Poster-making. Venue: USPF Golden Z.

Nov. 13-20 – Tubo-An eight-day Online Art Fair supporting 15 women artists, in collaboration with the Arts Council of Cebu.

Nov. 25 – ”Walk for Women” begins (virtual).
– Launching of the “18 Days of Activism” campaign, with messages from Sen. Risa Hontiveros; Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba; Dr. Rhodora Bucoy, speaker on the relevance of the “18 Days of Activism;” and Zonta District 17 governor Chavali Pamela-Osathanugrah.

-Dissecting the ”Girls Not Brides” Law is speaker Atty. Myles Esquivel.
The webinar starts at 5 p.m. via Zoom. Meeting ID: 873-4171-2470 and Passcode: 378811.

Nov. 26 – ”Walk for Women”(virtual)

Nov. 27 – ”Walk for Women”(virtual)
– Tarpaulin/ Posters/Leaflets distribution at various locations.
– Announcement of winners: ”Women at the Core of the Pandemic: Celebrating their Resilience and Strength”—A Photo Competition, via the Zonta Club of Cebu 2 Facebook page.

Nov. 28 – “Walk for Women”
– Mandaue City Women Empowerment Movers
– 5:30 a.m. Mixed face-to-face at Mandani Bay and Virtual.

Nov. 29 – “Walk for Women”(virtual)

Nov. 30 – “Walk for Women” (virtual)
– “What does misogyny look like and why should we care?” Resource Person: Dr. Marie Aubrey J. Villaceran – Webinar via Zoom, 4 p.m., meeting ID: 869-3719-1898 and Passcode: 721249.

Dec. 1 – “Walk for Women”(virtual)
– Aids and Covid-19: Pandemics that crushed the world
– In observance of World Aids Day, webinar resource speakers: Commissioner Percival Cendana; Dr. Brian Lim and Dr. Helen Madamba.

Time: 6 p.m. via Zoom. Meeting ID: 830-7903-6980 and Passcode: 017493.

Dec. 2 and 3 – ”Walk for Women” (virtual)

Dec. 4 – ”Walk for Women” (virtual)
– The Perils of Teenage Pregnancy: What’s the rush? Don’t be a teen parent! Webinar resource speakers: Dr. Renna de Leon; Dr. Pureza Oñate, 3 p.m. via Zoom. Meeting ID: 835-9649-8222 and Passcode: 394769.

Dec. 5 to 11 “Walk for Women” (virtual)

Dec. 12 – “Walk for Women” (virtual)
– “A Cry for Help,” Examining the Length and Breadth of Human Trafficiking. Webinar Speaker, International Justice Mission, Atty. Olga I. Angustia-Gonzalez; Jonna Eleccion, 2 p.m. via Zoom. Meeting ID: 861-3511-7084 and Passcode: 345497
– Announcement of Audio Visual Competition Winners: “The Time is Now-Women Unite!” and “The Perils of Teenage Pregnancy.”

Dec. 15 – Launching of the E-Visit In Jail
– Giving of Christmas Favors, Mandaue City BJMP – Mixed Face-to-Face, Virtual.

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