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Why are women underrepresented in leadership positions in Australia?

While universities are churning out more female graduates, and men and women share similar career goals and ambitions in Australia, there is a distinct lack of women in high-level leadership positions. We look at why.

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.