One Step Forward Two Steps Back for Youth Participation – YWCA Australia

12 August 2016

26 April 2016 by Hannah Gissane

If you can’t get a seat at the table, then bring your own chair.

From the local to the global, young women leaders are well-versed in innovating participation where our voices would be otherwise be silenced or go unheard.

This spirit fuelled the CSW Youth Forum leading into the 60th Commission on the Status of Women. The CSW Youth Forum, or YouthCSW, was a youth-led safe space for over 350 young people from more than 50 countries. We gathered to weave together our collective work for a world where women’s human rights are realised and respected…