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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  • YMCA YWCA M Power Project Jobs  YMCA Ireland requires the following staff to deliver the M-Power Personal Development/Citizenship/Community Relations youth work project over the next 4 years. The project is aimed at young people aged 14-24. The programme will be delivered over 7 YMCA Locations including Londonderry, Belfast, Larne/Carrick, North Down, Lisburn, Lurgan/Portadown, Newcastle and...
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  • A YWCA Ireland Position: ProstitutionPosition Summary (Download the full position paper here: PositionPaperProstitution OCT2017) “Prostitution and trafficking in human beings for sexual exploitation disproportionately affects women and girls”.[1]  YWCA Ireland affirms the view that prostitution is violence against women and constitutes a fundamental violation of human rights. There is evidence to show that the majority of...
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  • More Young Women in the Board Room Please!Young women’s leadership has been at the heart of the YWCA movement since its fruition more than a century ago. With more than 50% of YWCA Ireland’s governing board members aged 35 or under,  the association has proven that young women want to lead, that young women can lead and...
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