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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.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Updates to initiatives
Goal 5
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
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
Financing (in USD)
2,000,000 USD
In-kind contribution
Provide an estimated 1 (one) billion hours of time through volunteer work in communities in 100 countries

SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Updates
#SDGAction1214
Basic information
Time-frame: - 2015
Partners
Countries
Contact information
United Nations