YWCA Australia News

Thu, 16/04/2015

Australian women’s organisations have signed a joint open letter to the Prime Minister calling for stepped up funding and leadership to address the root cause of violence against women, gender inequality.

Tue, 02/12/2014

YWCA Australia is delighted to present our new logo, which is the first step in our re-branding project, and our Annual Report 2013-2014, presented as five documents addressing the World YWCA priority themes.

Wed, 29/10/2014

YWCA Australia supports the Australian Unions campaign to have domestic violence leave included in all awards. The ACTU is making a claim to the Fair Work Commission for 10 days paid domestic violence leave for permanent staff and 10 days unpaid leave for casuals to be included in all Awards.  Paid domestic violence leave recognises that employees experiencing domestic violence can least afford to take unpaid leave at a time when financial security is critical.

Wed, 22/10/2014

On Friday 17 October, to mark the international YWCA Week Without Violence, YWCA Canberra proudly relaunched Relationship Things, a sex education resource that emphasises respectful relationships. 

 

Fri, 17/10/2014

This week is the World YWCA Week Without Violence. The rally cry for the week is that there “is no excuse for violence against women!” people have been asked to send in pictures of themselves while making the noXcuses gesture you can see a heap of these pictures on the noXcuseswebsite and on the YWCA Australia Facebook!