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  • YWCA Canberra Continues to Lead in Workplace Gender Equality

    YWCA Canberra is proud to once again be awarded the Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). The EOCGE program recognises organisations at the forefront of the movement for change towards gender equality in Australian workplaces, and YWCA Canberra has held this citation continuously since 2014.  “Disappointingly, for the third year in…

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  • Local Women Honoured With Innovation Grants

    Seven entrepreneurial Canberra women were honoured this morning for their innovation and creativity, at YWCA Canberra’s annual 2019 Great Ydeas Innovation Breakfast. Now in its tenth year, YWCA Canberra’s Great Ydeas Small Grants Program supports women and girls in the Canberra region to bring their dreams to life. Priority is given to projects that empower…

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  • YWCA Canberra Honoured With Gold Award in 90th Year

    YWCA Canberra has received a Chief Minister’s Canberra Gold Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the Canberra community throughout its 90 years of operation. The award recognises and celebrates the unique contribution made by individuals and groups who have made Canberra their home for fifty years or more, and the role they have…

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  • Survivors Change the Narrative on Domestic & Family Violence for IWD

    A new program to change the community narrative on domestic and family violence has been launched in Canberra to mark International Women’s Day 2019 (IWD). Voices for Change is a media advocacy program developed by national violence prevention agency Our Watch for women who have been subjected to violence to share their stories with the…

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