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WORLD YWCA DAY 2015: Celebrating our Work and Envisioning 2035

by YWCA Nigeria

YWCAs all over the world on this day, come together to affirm their involvement in a global movement of women, young women and girls working for justice, peace, health, human dignity, freedom and care for the environment. As we mark this year’s World YWCA Day, we celebrate our global impact in creating positive change in […]

YWCA of Nigeria Marks World AIDS Day 2014

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YWCA of Nigeria in commemoration of the 2014 World AIDS Day carried out a 3- day information sharing campaign and free voluntary counselling and testing. The event which took place from 1st – 3rd December 2014 was held in collaboration with the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA). The programme was open to the public […]

Adolescent girls engage in redefining their priorities

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Inadequate and incorrect information in the area of sexual related issues, has remained a challenge that has continued to lead young people into making uninformed choices which puts them in a vulnerable position. This prompted the need to put together a 3-day workshop for in and out of school adolescent girls and boys between the […]

YWCA of Nigeria takes No Xcuse Campaign to Girls Summit 2014

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YWCA of Nigeria participated at the just concluded Women and Girls summit 2014.The event is the first of its kind in Nigeria, and brought together representatives of women and girls from government organizations, civil society organizations, academic institution, professional women’s bodies, faith based organizations, donor agencies and other private sector organizations. The gathering was convened […]

YWCA of Nigeria Sensitizes Community on Violence against Persons Prohibition Bill

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Kuje Community in Kuje Area Council of Abuja was brought to a new dimension of life on Thursday, June 19 2014, as women, young women and partners of the YWCA of Nigeria embarked upon its community sensitization and enlightenment campaign on the Violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill. The Campaign which was sponsored by IPAS […]

World YWCA Call to Action on Kidnapped Nigeria Girls

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Geneva, May 8, 2014: The World YWCA joins the YWCA of Nigeria and the rest of the world in calling for urgent and immediate safe return of the 276 girls kidnapped from a state school in the town of Chibok by armed and uniformed men on April 15. It is unacceptable that until today, the […]

YWCA Condemns Acts of Violence against Women and Girls

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The YWCA of Nigeria Plateau State area council joins millions of Nigerians in condemning in strong terms, the inhuman acts perpetrated against women and girls in the State. Speaking at a press conference in Jos, the Plateau State capital, The Area Representative of the YWCA decried the increasing rape of girls in communities. Also expressing […]

YWCA OF Nigeria Marks World YWCA Day

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On April 24th every year, YWCAs world over celebrate the YWCA global movement. 2014 is not an exception as branches across 27 states of the federation come together to mark history, make plans and take actions to bring to reality the future women and girls want. With the theme Bold and Transformative Leadership, YWCA of […]