World YWCA commit to mobilise political support, engaging new constituencies and promoting accountability to women and girls
Description/achievement of initiative

As a global movement leading change in our communities, reaching 25 million women and girls in 125 countries, we commit to: (a) mobilise political support, engaging new constituencies and promoting accountability to women and girls; (b) advocate for and monitor the implementation of key global commitments on women and children's health especially on reproductive health, HIV and violence related actions through our member associations; (c) deliver effective interventions; programmes and services to women's sexual and reproductive health and rights through provision of safe and empowering spaces for women and girls in 20 countries; (d) contribute US $2 million dollars through the Power to Change Fund in five years, as well as through individual programmes of our YWCA member associations; (e) provide an estimated 1 (one) billion hours of time in the next five years through volunteer work in communities in 100 countries through provision of care; support, counselling, information and accompaniment.

Implementation methodologies

By mobilizing political support, advocating for the implementation of key global commitments on women and children's health. delivering effective interventions.
Deliverables
Deliverable Date
World YWCA commits to contribute US $2 million dollars through the Power to Change Fund in five years, as well as through individual programmes of our YWCA member associations 2015
World YWCA will provide an estimated 1 (one) billion hours of time in the next five years through volunteer work in communities in 100 countries through provision of care; support, counselling, information and accompaniment. 2015
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $2,000,000
In-kind contribution Provide an estimated 1 (one) billion hours of time through volunteer work in communities in 100 countries

Action Network
  • Every Woman Every Child
Information
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