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Snap it, report it. New YWCA tool helps you report problematic ads

It’s time to challenge the media that shapes our lives. Media is a powerful tool; it informs how we see each other, ourselves and the world around us...

Purposeful Repurposing

Sexualization of women and the corresponding hypermasculinization of men are overwhelmingly visual issues. In all areas of society, it’s virtually...

Celebrating Janet Austin’s Installation as Lieutenant-Governor of BC

After 15 years serving as the CEO of YWCA Metro Vancouver, Janet Austin has been appointed to the distinguished role of Lieutenant Governor of...

National Volunteer Week 2018

Every year for National Volunteer Week , we share stories about our inspiring volunteers to recognize their dedication to helping YWCA Metro...

Member Success Profile: Susan

Susan first joined the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre 11 years ago on her journey to quit smoking. The membership was a reward to herself for making a...

YWCA CEO Janet Austin will be the next Lieutenant Governor of BC

A message from Janet: A message from Janet Austin, CEO from YWCA Metro Vancouver on Vimeo . A message from Geri Prior, YWCA Board Chair: After 15...

#YWCAInspiringWomen: How the Youth Advisory Council celebrated International Women's Day

International Women’s Day takes place every year on March 8 and it’s a time celebrate women's achievements. We have made large leaps towards gender...

Survivors of violence take control of their careers

Overcoming trauma can be a long and complicated journey, but it’s not one you have to take on your own. Violence, abuse and bullying can impact a...

2018 Women of Distinction Awards | Announcing the Icon Award

The YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards is thrilled to announce the Right Honourable Kim Campbell as the recipient of the 2018 Icon...

Reflecting on #Cyberbullying: A Pink Shirt Day Event

Sticks and stones may break our bones but the Internet has changed the game entirely. With increased awareness around women’s issues, online...

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