Archive for October 2014

Reflections on the European Regional Meeting

Reflections on the European Regional Meeting

I wasn’t altogether sure what to expect of the European Regional Meeting. As a new addition to the YWCA Ireland National Board, I was very conscious that I was still finding my feet and learning about the work of YWCA in Ireland, let alone across Europe! I looked forward with

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From Istanbul to Ireland and beyond!

At the YWCA European Regional Meeting held last week in Stuttgart, YWCA Ireland proposed a resolution for our European network to lobby governments for the signing, ratification and effective implementation of the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (more commonly known as the Istanbul Convention).

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YWCA Ireland Joins Turn Off the Red Light

YWCA Ireland Joins Turn Off the Red Light

In October 2014, following in depth discussion and prayerful consideration the YWCA Ireland National Board took an important step in formalizing their position on the issues of prostitution and sex trafficking. By becoming official partners of the Turn Off the Red Light Campaign we accept; that prostitution and sex trafficking are inextricably linked

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YWCA Week without Violence

YWCA Week without Violence

YWCA Week Without Violence The YWCA Week Without Violence is annual worldwide campaign that takes place in the third week of October to encourage communities to think and act towards a world without violence. Throughout the week activities focus on raising awareness, promoting attitude change and enabling individuals and organisations

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