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Westpac Win Gold For Equal Pay

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 9:30 am | YWCA

July 2014 – YWCA Auckland has today announced four outstanding winners of its inaugural Equal Pay Awards, led by Westpac, who were awarded first place - the Gold Award - for best practice as an equal pay employer. More >>

Launch Of YWCA Equal Pay Awards

Monday, 31 March 2014, 3:35 pm | YWCA

YWCA is once again shining the spotlight on equal pay, with the national inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards , recognising best practice amongst business leaders actively addressing equal pay within their organisations. More >>

Kiwi Teens Banish Negative Body Image with a Love Note

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 1:09 pm | YWCA

A group of young women are taking grim body image statistics into their own hands with a campaign encouraging their peers to see themselves in a more positive way. More >>

From Now until the End of the Year, Women Work for Free

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 10:38 am | YWCA

New YWCA Auckland ‘Demand Equal Pay’ campaign aims to put the spotlight on NZ’s gender pay gap. More >>

Whangarei streets increasingly unsafe says YWCA of Whangarei

Wednesday, 26 September 2012, 10:52 am | YWCA

A worrying increase in violent attacks on the streets of Whangarei is disturbing, says the YWCA of Whangarei. This comes after a vicious knife attack in central Whangarei over the weekend and the murder of 21-year-old Ashlee Louise Anne Edwards in July. More >>

Free Breast Cancer Exercise Programme in Your Area

Monday, 17 September 2012, 5:38 pm | YWCA

Encore is a FREE exercise and support programme which helps women who have had breast cancer restore mobility, flexibility and confidence. More >>

YWCA and Women in Super team up for New Zealand Money Week

Monday, 3 September 2012, 2:55 pm | YWCA

New Zealand’s first Money Week is running from September 2nd – 8th 2012. Organisations across the education, financial and community sectors have organised a variety of Money Week events throughout New Zealand, with YWCA and Women in Super working together ... More >>

YWCA Auckland welcomes new Chief Executive

Monday, 20 August 2012, 12:03 pm | YWCA

The YWCA Auckland (YWCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of new CEO Monica Briggs, who will commence work on 17 September 2012. Monica Briggs has had a distinguished career in the public health and senior management experience in the NGO sector. More >>

YWCA are Fairy Godmothers

Sunday, 10 June 2012, 8:16 pm | YWCA

Many young women across Wellington spend a huge amount of money on their school or university ball or graduation ceremony – their ‘one night’ Cinderella experience. More >>

World YWCA Day 2012

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 9:52 am | YWCA

The YWCA is the largest women’s organisation in the world, incorporating 125 countries and uniting more than 25 million women More >>

Response To Green Paper For Vulnerable Children

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 7:29 pm | YWCA

The YWCA Auckland is supportive of the progression of the Green Paper for Vulnerable Children and will be making a submission. After 125 years of working with women and particularly young women, the YWCA has an evolved knowledge of what positive, strengths-based, ... More >>

YWCA Governance team recognised for age diversity award

Wednesday, 21 December 2011, 5:14 pm | YWCA

The YWCA of Greater Wellington board has named the ‘2011 Exemplar of Age Diversity in Governance’ by Springboard New Zealand. Six of the current 12 person board on the YWCA are under 30 and all executive positions on the board (President, Vice President, ... More >>

YWCA of Greater Wellington says No to Violence Against Women

Sunday, 11 December 2011, 11:03 am | YWCA

In conjunction with 16 Days of Activism Against Violence, the YWCA of Greater Wellington is raising awareness on the endemic of violence towards women in New Zealand. This year, we are supporting the Sophie Elliot Foundation by helping to promote a book ... More >>

Glamour farewell party planned for female condom paper dolls

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 1:16 pm | YWCA

It has been a campaign with a twist but YWCA of Aotearoa New Zealand and Positive Women Inc. NZ say their involvement in the International Paper Dolls Campaign that raises awareness of female condoms has been a ‘huge success’. More >>

Pizza, Paper Dolls, Cocktales* and Condoms

Monday, 12 September 2011, 9:29 am | YWCA

Free pizzas, cocktales*, and condoms will be the highlight of the fun-filled and informative, Female Condoms and International Paper Dolls Workshop. Everyone is welcomed to attend this free event hosted by the YWCA of Greater Wellington and Positive Women ... More >>

Abstain from The All Blacks campaign, says YWCA

Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 10:29 am | YWCA

The 'Abstain for the All Blacks' campaign led by Telecom is sending the wrong message, says the YWCA of Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

YWCA helping young women become Cinderella for a night

Thursday, 11 August 2011, 7:10 pm | YWCA

With ball season kicking in, the YWCA of Greater Wellington are holding a pre-loved ‘Cinderella Sale’ on Saturday 20 August at TheNewDowse in Lower Hutt, from 11am to 3pm. A huge range of donated dresses will be available for purchase by high school ... More >>

Rates of violence against women in the Pacific unacceptable

Thursday, 11 August 2011, 9:33 am | YWCA

Across the Pacific region, high rates of violence against women and children, unstable political environments and ethnic conflict continue to undermine peace and security - compromising the safety of individuals, families and entire populations. More >>

The Comedian Coordinator

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 1:58 pm | YWCA

“I went from being star of the stage to a great lollop on the couch and I was brought back to life by the companionship and exercises of the YWCA Encore programme.” More >>

Show women the money, says YWCA

Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 3:30 pm | YWCA

YWCA of Aotearoa New Zealand says Green Party MP Catherine Delahunty’s Bill to amend the Equal Pay Act is a positive step forward in ensuring economic security for women in New Zealand. More >>



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