Welcome to YWCA
YWCA Australia is an evolving intersectional feminist organisation focused on working towards a future where gender equality is a reality for young women, women and people of marginalised genders. In order to achieve this vision, we have made young women’s leadership and women’s housing our priority for gender equity in Australia.
Providing nearly 150,000 nights of affordable accommodation for women each year.
Programs for young women and women experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Join the CBF, an online flash mob leading change on gender equality and intersectionality.
Advocacy Update – October 2021
Advocacy work at the Y never ends. We spent a lot of August preparing for the National Summit on Women’s Safety, held in the first week of September. This Summit was intended to be an important step towards developing the National Plan to end violence against women and children, but it underdelivered.
Why Feminist Book Week is so powerful, important and necessary
Feminist Book Week is a week-long festival that aims to raise awareness of the sexism, misogyny and unconscious bias that, unfortunately, continues to exist in publishing and media today.
The cost of living in lockdown is taking those on low incomes to the brink
The exclusion of people on the lowest incomes from disaster relief payments is pushing many living in lockdown to breaking point, a new survey from ACOSS has revealed.