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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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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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‘Do you wanna build a snowman?’

‘Do you wanna build a snowman?’

In some parts of the country, especially in the North-west of Ireland, children perhaps have snowmen fatigue. Here in the balmy climes of Dublin, to my children’s disgust, there has been scant evidence of proper white stuff. Last week a light dusting deigned to stay put and a hasty miniature

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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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Brazil So Far!

Brazil So Far!

If you are reading this and seeing my face for the first time, I will give you a quick background on who I am and what I am doing so that you are not completely lost. My name is Katherine (Kat) Duncan, I’m 25 years old from a little village

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