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The virtual Global Youth Summit

The virtual Global Youth Summit (23 – 25 April), organised by the six world’s largest youth organisations*, brought together young people, leaders, policy makers and changemakers to fix everything that has been broken during COVID-19 and share and agree solutions.  The Summit promoted the talents, creativity and connectedness of young people aged 14-30, and of course, we ...



World YWCA Day 2021: A Celebration of #YWCALeaders

Every year on April 24, YWCAs around the world celebrate World YWCA Day. For 160 years, YWCA leaders and pioneers have taken action in communities to make human rights a reality. In 2020, YWCA has been building strong, powerful and humble advocates and fighters who have supported those around and promoted sisterhood every time, especially during a crisis.  ...



World YWCA Delegation at the Virtual CSW65

A diverse delegation of more than 50 leaders are joining the World YWCA to actively engage at the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women taking place from 15 to 26 March 2021.  Given the unique circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, CSW65 will be drastically different compared to other years. Most of the events will be held ...



How YWCAs are Responding to COVID-19

The YWCA is a global movement of leaders. YWCA leaders are women of all ages. They are problem solvers, care takers, agents of change, and supporters in their communities and families, both formally and informally. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we know women carry an even heavier load, tending to the front lines of their homes, ...