Archive for November 2014

There is No Excuse for Violence Against Women!

There is No Excuse for Violence Against Women!

On Saturday, 29th November women from across Co. Monaghan came together to mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign at a Ladies Breakfast event hosted by YWCA Monaghan. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence is an international campaign that starts on 25 November, International Day

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Are we nearly there yet? Bringing Beijing home!

Are we nearly there yet? Bringing Beijing home!

There is no doubt that 1995 was a pivotal year for women.  At the Fourth Women’s Conference in Beijing the pertinent issues facing women were highlighted and a historic political commitment to women’s rights was made. This commitment is more formally known as the Beijing Platform for Equality, Development and

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YWCA – YMCA Week of Prayer

YWCA – YMCA Week of Prayer

YWCA -YMCA week of prayer  For over a century the YWCA and YMCA movements have issued a joint call to pray in the month of November as an important reminder of the spiritual vision that drives their efforts to create a better world for all people. The week presents an

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