If you can’t make it in person to the She Leads Conference, you’ll still be able to experience the inspiring keynote talks and panel discussions through our live video stream.
Tune in from 9am to 5pm on Tuesday 19 May through YWCA Canberra’s website homepage, or our YouTube Channel.
You can also join the conversation online, by tweeting to @ywcacanberra, connecting with us on Facebook, and following us on Instagram.
Use the hashtag #SheLeads2015 and get involved!
For the first time YWCA - Tanzania celebrated Girls in ICT Day on 23rd April 2015 at YWCA Dar es Salaam Branch where young enthusiastic girls attended to learn about ICT. YWCA of Tanzania in collaboration with Computing Information Association organized a successful one-day event that influenced positive change in the young girls.
Read more about their activites on ITU Girls in ICT website!
Thinking of applying for the World YWCA Internship Programme 2016? We chatted with World YWCA Programme Associates: Pauline, Lapis and Karolin about their experience so far. To apply click here: http://www.worldywca.org/Member-Associations/World-YWCA-Internship-Programme/Internship-Programme-2016 #YWCA #Internship
In 2010, the United Nations launched its Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s health The Strategy drew more than US $40 billion and aimed to save the lives of 16 million women and children. Since then, the Strategy now focuses on the the health of
adolescents. The Zero Draft of the renewed strategy has been launched and we are calling on youth for their thoughts and opinions. Find out more when Girls’ Globe speaks with young people together with The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, and youth representatives African Youth and Adolescents Network (AfriYAN) Women Deliver and UNFPA in an interactive G+ Hangout on May 12th at 10amEDT.
Join the conversation by submitting your questions on Twitter using
#Commit2Deliver. Don’t miss it! bit.ly/CallOnYouth
Today is World Red Cross Red Crescent Day - looking at the theme ‘Our Principles in Action’. If you have been active as a volunteer please join the fun and post your pictures in this Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/VolunteersIFRC/
Congratulations to the Red Cross and Red Crescent Fundamental Principle on their 50th anniversary.
"If I can retain even a fraction of what I have learned here, and share that with the women of my own community, I will be extremely proud"
World YWCA Intern Annika writers about her experience at the office of World YWCA.
To learn more about being an intern at the World YWCA please visit our website.
From day one I have been made to feel like a colleague and not a subordinate whose only job is to get coffee. I have been challenged by my assignments and like any good job should do, I was allowed to grow into a better version of myself.
Read our latest blog by Katie Greenberg – World YWCA Intern who we are seeing off. Big thank you to Katie for being a part of our team!
"While we rejoice in the fact that the Nigerian army has rescued more than 700 women and girls in the last week, the fact that more than 200 of them are pregnant at the hands of their captors is unacceptable."
Read World YWCA statement on the kidnapped and rescued Nigerian girls.
On Saturday 2 May, 2015 World YWCA Staff took part in Geneva Marathon to raise money for UNICEF Nepal, following the earthquake. In solidarity with the YWCA of #Nepal. You can make donations to the YWCA of Nepal: http://ow.ly/MtGL1