YWCA Scotland works primarily for and with girls and young women aged 9 to 30 in Scotland, particularly where they face social, economic or educational exclusion. We also engage in activities that have a positive impact on young women and girls.Find out more about the services we run in Livingston.
Queen's Baton Relay returned to Scotland last month after an incredible 190,000km journey across 69 Commonwealth nations. Meet some of the inspiring young women who carried the baton in the lead up to Glasgow 2014:
Doping Chaperone Jenni: Let's focus on sporting opportunities for girls, not barriers
Meet our sportiest Board Member Jenni, who will be working alongside athletes at the 2014 Games.
Batonbearer Zainab: Sport is for everyone!
Meet 17-year-old Batonbearer Zainab Hayat, who is excited to be part of the 2014 Games and has a special message for girls in Scotland.
Meet 23-year-old Ailsa Tweedie, who will be helping the diving athletes feel at home during the 2014 Games.
NEWSFLASH!2014 marks a new chapter for YWCA Scotland. We have now finalised an exciting five year development plan, recruited a new leadership team and can't wait to get started. Be the first to hear what we're up to by following @YWCA_Scotland.
Read Kara's Girl Summit story on the Huffington Post blog here >
Read YWCA GB General Secretary Heather's thoughts here>