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South Australian Abortion Decriminalisation Letter to MPs

This is a letter YWCA sent to South Australian Lower House MPs just before the introduction of the Termination of Pregnancy Bill. We are encouraging any YWCA members in South Australia to get in contact with your local member to support the Termination of Pregnancy Bill with no amendments.

Female Genital Mutilation is violence against women, and it has to stop.

On International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (6 February 2021), you must begin to play your part to eliminate this act of violence against women and girls.

TINA Talks Speaker Call Out

Are you a public speaker, passionate about women’s development and leadership? YWCA Australia is currently opening EOI’s for panelists for our upcoming TINA Talks series.

Return to the Office in a Post-COVID World: Good for Australian Women?

COVID-19 has changed the lives of working women across Australia with mixed results. In 2021, a series of workplaces are instating ‘return to the office’ policies. We want to examine what this means in particular for Australian women.

Calling All Creatives! Design a T-Shirt for International Women’s Day 2021 to win $500!

International Women’s Day (March 8) is fast approaching, and we want YOU to help us design an awesome new shirt to celebrate.

Reflecting on 16 Days of Activism 2020

16 Days of Activism no doubt creates an opportunity to globally advocate and raise awareness against gender-based violence. However, it is vital to recognise that our advocacy must remain consistent beyond these 16 days. It is no secret that we have a long way to go to ensure gender equality and racial justice is achieved, however, together we can create a ripple effect throughout our communities. The work is far from over and we need your support to continue creating change.