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This section features campaigns and initiatives on issues important for the World YWCA. Take action and support the priority advocacy areas of the YWCA movement. Make your voice heard!

Eliminate Child, Early and Forced Marriage

Sign the World YWCA Petition to Eliminate Child, Early and Forced Marriage within a single generation.

Nairobi 2007 Call to Action on HIV and AIDS

Sign the Pledge to Action and commit to create and sustain change for women and girls, particularly those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.

Week Without Violence

Imagine a week without violence. Imagine women walking the streets at night without fear. Imagine police officers without guns. Imagine female genital mutilation, domestic violence and rape as faded memories of a long gone era.

16 Days of activism

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University in 1991.