Poverty

For close to 150 years, YWCA Canada has been working in partnership with our Member Associations to improve women’s economic security:

We’ve done this by:

  • Providing wrap around supports like child care and housing
  • Providing skills and employment training program to access good jobs and decent work
  • Advocating for systemic change to support women’s labour market participation

The work we do means ensuring women have access to

  • Economic resources they need to plan for the future and be financially independent
  • Good jobs that have decent working conditions, and provide equal pay for equal work
  • Employment advancement so that they can take on leadership positions without barriers

Ultimately, when women and girls succeed and reach their full potential, everyone benefits!

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