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The paradox of a woman’s ambition

By guest contributor Hamah Hosen – Ambition is often seen as a key ingredient to achieving success and excelling in one’s career. But for women and girls like myself, it’s not as simple. We get criticised for not having enough ambition yet also get criticised for being too ambitious.

Passion for breaking the cycle brought Virginia to YWCA

Meet Virginia, who has worked with YWCA in our Homelessness Services in Sydney for nearly thirty years!

Leave a legacy that will make a positive impact

By leaving a gift in your will, you can support us to deliver our life-changing community programs and services. A gift, even as low as one per cent of your estate, can have a big difference in positively impacting on a women’s life, and in doing so provide the greatest gift.

Supporting Lydia through our Domestic and Family Violence Service

We supported Lydia* through our Wingecarribee Domestic and Family Violence Service which provides support for families and their children impacted by domestic and family violence.

What does membership to a feminist organisation mean to you?

Please take 15 minutes out of your day to fill in our 2020 Membership Survey. Your responses will help shape a re-imagined Y of the future, inform the work that we do, the membership benefits we offer, and how we can connect and evolve together.

The sandwich generations – social research on women’s health behaviours

Working with the Housing Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) longitudinal data, one of Ms. Godwin’s studies investigates health behaviour in relation to subjective wellbeing evaluations.