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Casual Sexism is Not a Joke

Understanding it’s Impact Casual or everyday sexism refers to sexism experienced so regularly that it becomes normalised. Casual sexism is often linked to unconscious sexist beliefs we are not even aware of. It is so culturally pervasive that it has become an implicit or subconscious norm. We (men and women alike) […]

Dear 2022

We are hundreds of years past the ‘normal’ We are much late than the pandemic The pandemic which brought a huge stagnant But we speak of much early Much early when ocean levels were constant And skies were blue and clear And clear were the people and their intentions It […]

Coming Together as a Movement During CSW66

Intergenerational YWCA leaders from across the world came together virtually to engage at the United Nations 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66). The events for CSW66 were held in a hybrid format from 14-25 March 2022. Given the ongoing challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic, UN […]

Essential Resources for Starting Your Own Nonprofit

Just as female business owners are becoming more and more vital to the business community, women are also getting increasingly more involved in nonprofit organizations. If you want to make a positive change in the world, you might consider starting a nonprofit of your own! This resource guide from World […]

When We Co-create, We Design for Greater and Deeper Impact

Insights from RiseUp! Young women leadership initiative inception period “The Co-creation phase has captured and championed the idea of intergenerational leadership in a beautiful manner, where there is an equal space of discussion for everyone on the team “AGE NO BAR”. This has surely boosted my confidence to be bold and […]