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World YWCA DAY 2016

by YWCA Nigeria

Every year on April 24, YWCAs around the world observe World YWCA Day. It is set aside a day to celebrate our common membership and achievements in creating positive change for women, young women and girls around the world. YWCA of Nigeria marked World YWCA Day 2016 with a Brunch Roundtable Dialogue on Friday, 22nd April […]

Training on Diarrhoea Management in Children

by YWCA Nigeria

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) partnered with YWCA of Nigeria in training some members of YWCA Lagos Area Council on Diarrhoea Management in Children using Zinc and ORS. The training which was conducted at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries (LCCI) on 19th November 2015, centered on identifying the signs and symptoms of diarrhoea, […]

YWCA of Nigeria at the 28th World YWCA Council

by YWCA Nigeria

YWCA of Nigeria actively participated at the just concluded 28th session of World YWCA Council with the theme: Bold and Transformative Leadership: Towards 2035, from 10th – 16th October 2015, at Centara Grand Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. The World Council is the largest gathering of YWCA members from member associations across cultures and countries around the […]

Day of the African Child 2015

by YWCA Nigeria

The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the then OAU (Organisation of African Unity) to honor those who participated in the Soweto Uprising in 1976, it also raises awareness on the need for improvement of educational sector to African children […]

Youth Empowerment and Winning the War against Crime

by YWCA Nigeria

Young women of YWCA of Nigeria participated in the recently convened National Youth Summit on Crime Prevention at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos. The event which held on14th May, 2015 with the theme: Youth development and empowerment: A Panacea for winning the war against crime in Nigeria was organized by African […]

YWCA at International Girls in ICT Day 2015

by YWCA Nigeria

The Girls in ICT provides a platform for organizations throughout the world to host events intended to give girls and young women an opportunity to see and experience information and communication technologies (ICT) in a positively different perspective that will motivate girls to develop interest as well encourage them to pursue studies in the sciences, […]

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 at G-WIN Inaugural Launch

by admin

YWCA of Nigeria participated in the inaugural launch of G- WIN (growing girls and women in Nigeria) which was held at the State House Aso Rock, with the theme “Making the budget work for Girls and Women”. The event which took place a day after the International Women’s Day celebrations was declared open by President […]