Young Women’s Christian Association Ireland

YWCA Ireland (Young Women’s Christian Association of Ireland) is a national membership- based women’s organisation and registered charity affiliated with the World YWCA movement. The Association is ‘all island’ and is formed by 5 local associations in Dublin, Greystones, Monaghan, Newcastle (Co. Down) and Lisburn that provide a wide range of activities including youth work, faith activities, children’s clubs, mothers and toddlers, lunch clubs, accommodation provision and awareness raising activities. At a national level YWCA Ireland seeks to support and encourage women as they lead change in our society. Key priorities include faith,  gender equality, women’s leadership and social justice.

YWCA Movement Global Goal 2035
“By 2035, 100 million young women and girls will transform power structures to create justice, gender equality and a world without violence and war; leading a sustainable YWCA movement, inclusive of all women.” – YWCA Envisioning Goal 2035


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  • Be Courageous Postcard- Sarah President’s Message on International Women’s DaySeveral years ago, I was struggling with feelings of not being heard and not feeling confident in claiming my voice in various areas of my life. It was a frustrating feeling and often left me feeling deflated and defeated.  On sharing these feelings, I was given a piece of advice...
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