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28th World YWCA Council Adopts 2035 Vision Goal

28th World YWCA Council Adopts 2035 Vision Goal

The 28th World YWCA Council came to a close on Friday 16th of October 2015, with the adoption of the World YWCA Envisioning 2035 Goal. It was a momentous occasion when YWCA Member Associations rallied around a common vision for the future, with a commitment that: “By 2035, 100 million

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Minster Publishes Sexual Offences Bill

Minster Publishes Sexual Offences Bill

23rd September 2015 -The measures targeting sex buyers in the new Sexual Offences Bill is an opportunity to remove a vicious, brutal and exploitative crime from our local communities. Local campaigners say the publication of laws against buying sex is an historic opportunity to bring our laws into line with

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YWCA Monaghan host the Life Exhibition!

YWCA Monaghan host the Life Exhibition!

The LIFE Exhibition is a unique interactive exhibition which focuses on the life of Jesus Christ. Using tablet technology with video clips, graphics and music it tells about Jesus teaching, miracles, death and resurrection. The purpose of the exhibition is to give people an opportunity to think for themselves about

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Five weeks to put local pimps out of business!

Five weeks to put local pimps out of business!

Local campaigners welcome Government commitment on Sex Crime Bill The commitment by the Government to publish new laws next month to combat the exploitation of women and girls in prostitution and human trafficking is a significant milestone in efforts to combat these crimes. Campaigners say the expected publication of a

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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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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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