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Save The Date! Spring Gathering and AGM 2015

Save The Date! Spring Gathering and AGM 2015

The national board of YWCA Ireland are pleased to invite you to our 2015 Spring Gathering, AGM and EGM! This exciting event will take place in the YWCA Monaghan Centre on Saturday, 16th May 2015 starting at 10:30 a.m. At this event we will officially launch our Combating and Preventing

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International Women’s Day 2015!

International Women’s Day 2015!

Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on the 8th March. All around the world, IWD represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Why we need International Women’s Day? IWD represents an opportunity for men and women to come awake to the

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Membership, what’s it all about?

Membership, what’s it all about?

Are you considering membership of YWCA Ireland and wondering what it’s all about? This post highlights why we need you to get involved and just some of the benefits that being a member of our association brings. So if you are thinking about adding your voice to ours and endorsing

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2014 In Review

2014 In Review

As we reflect on the progress and achievements made in 2014 we give thanks to God for His provision and guidance. We are pleased to share with you just some of the highlights of the last 12 months! January – YWCA Ireland welcomes the European Youth Forum Membership Growth Project

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Seasons Greetings and Thank You!

The YWCA Ireland national board and staff would like to wish all our staff, members and supporters a wonderful Christmas! We are overwhelmed by your continued support and kindness, thank you for making 2014 an amazing year for our association. “But the angel said to them, Do not be afraid.

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16 Days of Activism Prayer Resource

16 Days of Activism Prayer Resource

As the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence continues YWCA Ireland is pleased to share a ground-breaking resource from the We Will Speak Out Coalition (WWSO). WWSO is a global coalition of Christian-based NGOs, churches and organisations including the World YWCA, supported by an alliance of technical partners and

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World YWCA Statement to the 59th UN CSW

World YWCA Statement to the 59th UN CSW

The 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) marks the official 20 year review of the global commitments made on women, equality, development and peace at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995. At this conference, 12 critical areas of concern

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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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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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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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