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Tearfund Ireland Job Opportunity

Tearfund Ireland Job Opportunity

Passionate about ending poverty by engaging the business world? Tearfund Ireland is seeking a dynamic and driven individual to support us in growing our income to meet the needs of people living in grinding poverty across the world. Are you someone who can grow our income and support, across the

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Call for Solidarity: Statement by the Greek YWCA

Call for Solidarity: Statement by the Greek YWCA

No other European population has suffered more from the Eurozone crisis than the Greek people. So far the outcome of the implemented policies by institutions and the Greek governments is a million and a half unemployed, three million poor and thousands of families without income. We, the women of the

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Breakforth Girls Arize Conference, 18th July 2015

Breakforth Girls Arize Conference, 18th July 2015

By Busola Shogbamimu When my neighbour died two years ago, he was over 70 years of age and very lonely man. My worst fears for him were confirmed as he had died a couple of days before he was found. Several attempts to connect with him had been brushed off.

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New Always Survey Reveals Two Thirds of Girls in the UK Feel Held Back by Society

New Always Survey Reveals Two Thirds of Girls in the UK Feel Held Back by Society

“Girls can’t be brave” and “girls aren’t strong” are limiting phrases seemingly from a bygone era, but a new Always social experiment reveals that many girls today feel limited by society’s expectations of women. In fact, data from the most recent Always Confidence & Puberty Survey*, shows that 66 percent

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The Women’s World Cup: A Whole New Ball Game

The Women’s World Cup: A Whole New Ball Game

It was by accident that I happened to switch on to Nigeria v Sweden in the women’s World Cup. The matches usually kick off around midnight and there had been no great advance publicity. Also, I had only briefly watched the women’s game before, a number of years ago, when

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No Child Taken!

No Child Taken!

When Tearfund Ireland launched our No Child Taken campaign in September last year we had no idea that it would culminate a few months later in standing on the steps of Dublin Castle with Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald. We launched the No Child Taken campaign to support the anti-trafficking

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Nepal Call to Action: Request for Solidarity and Prayers

Nepal Call to Action: Request for Solidarity and Prayers

In solidarity and thoughts we pray for our sisters in Nepal following the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal, parts of India and Bangladesh on Saturday, 25 April 2015. The World YWCA was in immediate contact with the YWCA of Nepal and India on Saturday to share thoughts and prayers for

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The Passover to The Last Supper

The Passover to The Last Supper

(By Cynthia Wong, YWCA Ireland National Board) It started with a newborn Hebrew boy, Chosen by the Lord, protected by the midwives, Favoured by the royal princess who adopted him with joy, Moses is he who then secretly took a soldier’s life. Caught on this act and consumed with shame,

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Easter Blessings

Easter Blessings

To our YWCA Sisters and Supporters, Wishing you and your family a wonderful Easter as we celebrate our Father’s greatest sacrifice through his Son, Jesus Christ. “He is not here; He is risen” (Luke 24:6) Have a blessed Easter! The YWCA Ireland National Board

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