The European YWCA posted images each day as part of this campaign to end violence against women. See the video below of all of the images.  

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We are looking for case studies for the SHINE project about strengthening women’s leadership in NGOs and communities across Europe. This initiative is about women taking leadership roles in NGOs and communities. If you want more information about the topics we are interested in, contact us at [email protected]  Audio and video files are fine to…

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The European YWCA is member of two European umbrella organisations. For both organisations we are looking now for new representatives on behalf of the EYWCA. In these positions you will take part at the General Assembly but you also have the opportunity to get involved in different task groups (for example violence against women, climate and feminism etc.)…

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The European Board organized the second ”Sharing and Caring” zoom call event on 7th July. This time participants came from various YWCAs around Europe: Sweden, Poland, Greek, England and Rhodes Island. Participants shared about the diverse ways YWCA´s in Europe had responded to the needs of their society and community during the COVID-19 pandemic. YWCAs…

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The European YWCA is a small Organization with a small budget. That’s why we use to say that the European YWCA Board is a “working Board” and every European YWCA Board Member has to engage and commit herself to the cause of the YWCA movement. Being a member of the Board Between GAs the European…

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General Assembly 2020 The Board of the European YWCA took a decision to postpone the General Assembly. Now we can announce a digital General Assembly on October 24th via Zoom. The Board made this decision as we cannot be certain that travel restrictions will be lifted across Europe by the autumn and our constitution requires that we have to have a…

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Thoughts and reflections from Joanna Toassa, European YWCA Board member and Treasurer During this COVID-19 pandemic, women’s lives are affected in many ways that are not always visible, due to restrictive measures and lockdown. Actually pandemic has drastically changed their/our lives. The impact on women’s lives can be categorized into three big categories: economic, social…

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A month ago, 28th of May, the European YWCA Board had a Zoom call with member associations: participants came from Greece, Malta and Italy. We talked about how Covid-19 had affected us and our organizations, and we shared the diverse responses we had encountered in different countries. We noticed how the pandemic had brought to…

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