YWCA Australia News

Wed, 25/03/2015

Yesterday, YWCA Australia joined a coalition of housing and homelessness sector advocates at parliament for the National Day of Action on housing. Joining together to call on the federal government, opposition and cross benchers to help ensure that all Australians have access to affordable housing. 

Tue, 24/02/2015

YWCAs around the globe are buzzing at this time of year with preparations for the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is held annually in March in New York.

One of the YWCA delegates Claire Tatyzo has written an overview of what to expect for CSW59 and a breakdown of YWCA's history with the significant international event. Have a read! 

Wed, 18/02/2015

Want to know more about YWCA's around the world and thier work with Australians? Sarah Soysa has been profiling YWCA's in the Asia Pacific region that get Australian support or funding. This month we are featuring The story of “Power to Change” from YWCA of India.

Tue, 10/02/2015

YWCA Australia has submitted its 2015/16 pre-budget submission to the Australian Government Treasury, focusing on the critical issues of preventing and responding to violence against women and children; affordable housing and homelessness services; investing in women’s leadership; and boosting international aid.

Thu, 20/11/2014

She Speaks Get the Report

Young women say negative gender-based stereotypes damage their working lives, their sense of self, their safety in relationships, and their leadership capacity. Young women are calling on the PM to lead change on the gender stereotypes that limit women and girls.