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We need to talk about youth homelessness

Being a young person in society is hard enough. You’re trying to work out who you are and how you […]

Feminist Book Club: The Mother Wound

Book choice by April MISSives guest editor, Zahra Al Hilaly With the themes of toxic masculinity and domestic abuse, Amani’s […]

Governance 101 – so, what exactly is governance? 

At YWCA, we recognise that one of the areas where young women and gender diverse people encounter obstacles to achieving […]

Budget foundations flawed

YWCA Australia is very concerned that the 2022 Federal Budget has failed to invest in affordable housing and provide genuine relief for the cost-of-living pressures women and gender diverse people on low incomes face.

Louise Quinn awarded Medal of the Order of Australia  

Louise’s contributions included:  President of YWCA Brisbane (1990-1996; 2001-2003)  President of the Queensland State Council, the state gathering of YWCA’s […]

Gender has a price tag: It’s $25,792.  

$25,792.   How much MORE money men earned, on average, compared with women in 2020-2021 in Australia [1]. Some question […]