#WorkAgainstViolence: Economic Violence

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#WorkAgainstViolence: Economic Violence

Thursday, October 16, 2014

By Danielle Marse-Kapr Senior Advocacy and Policy Associate, Economic Empowerment, YWCA USA Domestic violence and all violence against women is reliant on a system of inequality that devalues women while artificially elevating men. This imbalance is particularly stark when it comes to economic inequality between men and women. By now, we’ve all heard that women… Continue Reading #WorkAgainstViolence: Economic Violence

YWCA of Queens Attends UN Women Global Launch of Beijing+20

Thursday, July 10, 2014

By Jane Lee Communications & Outreach Associate, YWCA of Queens The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women launched its year-long Beijing+20 Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it! campaign on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The campaign is a year-long movement with the mission of cultivating global dialogue and actions on women’s rights and gender equality.… Continue Reading YWCA of Queens Attends UN Women Global Launch of Beijing+20

White House Summit Highlights Issues Facing Working Families

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

By Danielle Marse-Kapr Senior Advocacy and Policy Associate, Economic Empowerment, YWCA USA Earlier this week, 10 representatives from the YWCA joined over 1,000 attendees at the White House Summit on Working Families. As anticipated, the summit highlighted issues facing working parents – particularly mothers who do paid work. There was no shortage of clout in… Continue Reading White House Summit Highlights Issues Facing Working Families

When Women Succeed

Monday, June 30, 2014

By Matt King Director of Employment & Regional Services, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish “When women succeed, America succeeds.” It’s not just common sense; it was also the theme of the White House Summit on Working Families on June 23. Too many working women and families live in poverty, and too often, working parents… Continue Reading When Women Succeed