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The Imposter Syndrome; Self-worth!

Imposter syndrome is the experience of feeling like you don’t belong where you are, and you only got there through luck. It can affect anyone no matter their social status, work background, skill level, or degree of expertise. It is an internal experience of believing that you are not as […]

YW4A Stories of Leadership: Neema’s story

Hello everyone. My name Neema Nyaundi, from Kisii County in Kenya. I come from a patriarchal community (Kisii) in Kenya that records a high prevalence of SGBV cases. According to the National Crime Research Centre (2018), Kisii County reported the highest cases of spousal /intimate partner violence at 92.9%, domestic […]

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 […]