YWCA Australia News

Wed, 09/04/2014

If you're a girl or young woman aged 15-30, remember to tell us your thoughts on leadership with the She Speaks survey www.issr.uq.edu.au/YWCASheSpeaks.

Fri, 11/04/2014

Julia Diprose from YWCA Canberra shares her experiences and thoughts on CSW58.

Since I found out I was coming to the Commission on the Status of Women #CSW (and bragging about it on Facebook) people have invariably reacted to the news with combinations of “That’s amazing! So, what is it exactly?”

Fri, 07/03/2014

To celebrate International Women's Day YWCA launched our annual She Speaks survey. She Speaks is an online leadership survey targeted to girls and young women between the ages of 15-30.

Tue, 08/04/2014

Women in Super has launched a campaign to Save the Low Income Super Contribution (LISC). If the Low Income Super Contribution is repealed it will affect 1 in 2 working women and 80% of the part-time female workforce. 

Mon, 07/04/2014

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released prevalence data as part of the Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review. The data is the result of a national survey measuring the extent, nature and consequences of pregnancy, parental leave and return to work discrimination in Australian workplaces. You can read more here