YWCA Australia News

Tue, 15/01/2019

For many years the Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL) published statistics purportedly representing the coverage of female sport in what is now referred to as mainstream media.

Mon, 26/11/2018

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, a global campaign spanning from 25 November through 10 December, is taking place this year against the backdrop of an unprecedented global outcry. Millions have rallied behind the hashtag #MeToo and other campaigns, exposing the sheer magnitude of sexual harassment and other forms of violence that women everywhere suffer, every day. Breaking the silence is the first step to transforming the culture of gender-based violence.

Fri, 23/11/2018


A lack of financial resources can be a significant barrier to women leaving violent relationships and making decisions that keep them and their children safe. So it would make sense, to provide women with early access to superannuation – as announced in the Women’s Economic Security Statement…right?