News & Updates

Tue, 19 Mar 2024

The world’s largest conference, by and for women’s shelters and those working to end gender-based violence, is heading to Australia!

GNWS Global Helplines Project booth at 4WCWS
Fri, 13 Dec 2019

After the success of the 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters, we are holding a follow-up webinar on the Global Network of Women's Shelters' Worldwide Women’s Helpline Project titled “Creating

GNWS Global Helplines Project map
Fri, 22 Nov 2019

At the Fourth World Conference of Women's Shelters (4WCWS) the Global Network of Women's Shelters (GNWS) launched a Worldwide Women’s Helplines Project to create a dependable global website th

Two thumbs up for 4WCWS
Mon, 18 Nov 2019

We would like to send out a big thank you to everyone who was part of the 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters (4WCWS), held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on November 5-8, 2019.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019

On the second day of the 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters (4WCWS), opinion leaders from different countries joined together to show their full support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement

Mon, 11 Nov 2019
The 4WCWS workshop “The Orange House evaluated: how does the systemic approach in open shelters work?” shared research conducted from 2017 through 2019 on the innovative Dutch Orange House Approach, w
Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Held in Kaohsiung on November 6 as part of 4WCWS, the “Female Boxing Meets Women’s Rights” workshop presented a new method in shelter management and social work, aiming to use the combat sport

Fri, 8 Nov 2019

Lorraine Lim, manager of the Star Shelter in Singapore, led the audience on an experiential tour of the Star Shelter, a service by the Singapore Council of Women's Organizations, at a breakout sess

Fri, 8 Nov 2019

"Allocation is the solution to fighting gender discrimination and it requires teamwork," said Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio at the second 4WCWS plenary session on Nov. 6.