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#YoungWomenLeaders: World YWCA Virtual Panel Series

#YoungWomenLeaders: World YWCA Virtual Panel Series

On 20 May, the World YWCA launched the first of a series of virtual panels dedicated to provide space for young women to share their opinions, realities and experiences titled #YoungWomenLeaders. This first online panel on COVID-19: Feminist Response in Communities, included the participation of four young women leaders from the YWCA movement…

World YWCA Glossary and Definitions

Around the world, YWCA structures work towards one common Goal 2035, and amplify young women’s voices in the broader women’s rights movements. This glossary establishes a common language for YWCA leaders, activists, and broader women’s movements to come together, and it ensures that we can name – and work towards – a global…

Women In All Their Diversity #ThinkShareSpeak For World YWCA Day 2020

Women in all their diversity #ThinkShareSpeak in a virtual World YWCA Day 2020

Every year on April 24, YWCAs around the world celebrate World YWCA Day. We observe our common vision, legacy, and future as part of this dynamic movement that advances the human rights and leadership of women, young women and girls. This year, in the shadow of the global pandemic, women, young women and girls…

Women all Around the World Need YOUR Support Now

COVID-19 has forced all of us to adapt our daily routines and how we work. We can only imagine how you are coping with the rapid and overwhelming changes in your personal and professional life. For many women, young women and girls around the globe, it’s even more frightening, dangerous and uncertain as…

COMMUNITY, HOPE AND THE POWER TO DO GOOD.

    A MESSAGE FROM THE BIG 6 YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS WORLDWIDE   Young people understand the potential of, and have the power to, do good. As the Big 6 Youth Organizations worldwide, we know that when the compassion of youth is lit, it is young people that make a real difference, drive change,…

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…

This World YWCA Day, join the celebration virtually!

  Every year on April 24th, YWCAs around the world celebrate World YWCA Day. On this day, we recognise our movement’s efforts in creating positive change for all women and young women around the world. Today, as we experience the global outbreak of COVID-19, we are forced to take drastic measures in the…

Resources for YWCAs to Work on COVID-19 in Communities

During the COVID-19 outbreak, many women and young women remain on the frontlines of home, family and community care. These women also face important barriers when it comes to seeking and accessing help. We’ve created this content with advocacy specialist Tina Bouffet to help them access the information and the support that they need, whether…

Information for YWCAs on COVID-19

Given the rapid and continued evolving situation of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), we want to emphasize the message shared in the last internal newsletter and share more information in one place that addresses multiple implications of the pandemic. General Information The World Health Organization (WHO) is constantly updating information here as more is learned about…

World YWCA joins the World Day of Prayer to “Rise! Take your Mat and Walk”

The World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement that welcomes and brings women together in prayer and action while creating awareness about other countries and cultures. Millions of people across the globe observe this special day, celebrated annually on the first Friday in March. Each year the World Day of Prayer…

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