Women convene in Zurich
Jenna from Bristol, Kayleigh from Northampton and Lindsey from West London, accompanied by Platform 51 worker Marcia from Liverpool, are representing YWCA GB at the YWCA World Council meeting.
The women have joined hundreds of delegates from YWCAs across the world to discuss the universal problems that women face today, including: human rights, sexual and reproductive rights, advocacy and leadership.
Jenna wrote on the Platform 51 Facebook page:
"Some countries still find it difficult to accept women as leaders. The example given was that men are seen as the natural leaders of the communities/countries and any women who are in leadership positions are seen only to be promoting women's issues, they are not seen as leaders of the whole community."
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