Archive for March 2018

Day 5: What’s Next?

Day 5: What’s Next?

Throughout this conference, women from all over the world came together to discuss the issue of women on the move. Every short lecture, every activity, and even break-time and lunch discussions added to the atmosphere of positive change surrounding this issue. Each person brought a perspective, their voice to share,

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Dancing and Discussions!

Dancing and Discussions!

Bethany Barr reports on Day 4 of the European YWCA Study Session in Budapest  Today was another great day, filled with activities, knowledge building and character defining moments. We have been very thankful to the European Youth Centre for the wonderful hospitality they have displayed in hosting us here and

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Digging Deeper

Digging Deeper

Brittany Steckel reflects on Day 3 of the European YWCA Study Session  Can you understand someone or their needs until you step into their shoes? This has been but one emphasis during the study session. There have been some brief informational sessions as well as longer interactive sessions to help

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Day 2: Meatless Monday

Day 2: Meatless Monday

This morning we woke up full of excitement for our first full day of the European YWCA Study Session at the Council of Europe in Budapest. After breakfast we joined some of the participants for morning devotions where we sang Psalms in English and in Latin before praying over the

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Day 1: Budapest Bound!

Day 1: Budapest Bound!

Wow what a first day! Today we embarked on our trip to Budapest for the 2018 Study Session with the European YWCA and the Youth Department of the Council of Europe. The topic? Leading Change for Young Women Migrants and Refugee Rights Across Europe. This is obviously a very current

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#PressforProgress on International Women’s Day

#PressforProgress on International Women’s Day

***Trigger warning. This article discusses violence against women and girls***   International Women’s Day (IWD) takes place around the world each year on March 8th. The day presents the opportunity to celebrate the many advancements towards gender equality and women’s rights while also shining a light on the ongoing discrimination

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