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Help us celebrate 140 years of the YWCA movement in Australia

We’re calling on all our YWCA members and supporters to help us celebrate 140 years of supporting young women, women and girls in Australia.

Celebrating our Volunteers!

All this week has been a celebration of those who give their time and energy in the hopes that they are making a difference. National Volunteer Week is all about acknowledging this wonderful people who give so generously and letting them know how grateful we are for them.

Four ways we can help prevent gender-based violence

What everyday actions can help prevent gender-based violence? Claire Tatyzo from YWCA Australia explores four key areas. First published on Women’s Agenda on 19 May 2020.

Media Release: New research reveals homelessness crisis for regional women

Shocking new research has revealed one in eight women living in regional Australia has been homeless in the past five years and one in four has lived in temporary accommodation because they couldn’t afford the private rental market.

Lost jobs and missed opportunities: How young women’s financial security and careers will take a COVID-19 hit

Young women are likely to experience the greatest health and economic impacts from the COVID-19 crisis, writes Sarah Hill, Young Women’s Development Manager at YWCA Australia. First published on Women’s Agenda on 5 May 2020.

It’s World YWCA Day!

April 24 marks World YWCA Day. Every year on this date, YWCAs around the world celebrate this day and recognise the movement’s efforts in creating positive change for all wom*n around the world.