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YWCA Korea sends Powdered Milk to North Korean Children

On August 9th 2017, the National YWCA of Korea (hereafter YWCA Korea) sent 2 tons of powdered milk to North Korea for the infants and underage population. This donation will be specially distributed to 165 nurseries in North Korea.  The delivery ceremony was held in Dāndōng, China where YWCA Korea signed the contact with the…

World YWCA Board validates new affiliation fee formula

At the World YWCA Board meeting, 24 to 27 July, the board members validated a new affiliation fee formula, which is more transparent, realistic and easier to use and calculate than the old formula. This is the formula that the majority of voting delegates selected via the recent Affiliation Fee Dialogue and Vote. The…

Global Partnerships: The Cornerstone for Development

YWCA of Palestine Newsletter : Volume 03, Summer 2017 This Summer newsletter is a giant thank you note to all the partners who have worked with us over the many past years. We literally could not do what we do without their support; either financially or spiritually. Together we have built a Palestinian…

Join the campaign: “Juntos Por Ellas” (Together for Them)

Las Flores: A home for young women and girls  3o minutes away from Tegucigalpa, capital city of Honduras, there is a home and a safe space for young women and girls, who unfortunately have become victims of sexual abuse due to the harsh wave of violence that affects the country on a daily basis. Centro de…

Apply for 2017 Power to Change Fund grants

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for a grant from the Power to Change (P2C) Fund. P2C is a re-granting mechanism from the World YWCA to YWCAs in developing countries globally that is designed to help develop women’s, young women’s and girls’ leadership, while advancing social change around the world. Only affiliated YWCA…

YWCA Korea hosts “Say No to Shin Kori Nuclear Power Plants” Anti-Nuke Campaign: Country’s oldest operating reactor – Kori unit 1 –will shutdown on 19 June, 2017

On the morning of June 7th 2017, members YWCA Korea all over the regions gathered at the Public Information Hall of Kori Nuclear Power Site to protest against the additional construction plans of Shin Kori reactor units 5 and 6 in Busan industrial city. The President of National YWCA of Korea, Myeong Hae…

YWCA Korea Equal Pay= Fair Pay! Campaign

On Thursday May 25, 2017, National YWCA of Korea with 33 regional member YWCAs organized “Equal Pay=Fair Pay!” a gender wage gap awareness campaign for the public. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness that 1) Korea has biggest gender wage gap among OECD nations and 2) to push the Congress…

World YWCA opens call for 2018 internship programme

Passionate about women’s rights and global change? Apply for a one-year or short term-internship with the World YWCA in Geneva. Every year, the World YWCA offers two or more one-year internships and two short-term internships for young women from the movement. The internships provide unique opportunities for young women from our movement to…

Online voting on affiliation fee formula starts 1 June

The voting on the affiliation fee formula has started. If you are a voting delegate who has asked to receive your ballot by mail, the ballots have been sent and you should receive them shortly. If you do not receive your ballot, please contact the World YWCA Office at worldoffice@worldywca.org. Please note that…

World Council 2015 Minutes

  The World Council is the legislative authority and governing body of the World YWCA. During the event, representatives the member associations get together and elect the World YWCA Board, determine policies and set priorities for the coming years. The last World Council had the theme Bold and Transformative Leadership – Towards 2035….

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