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May-June Korea YWCA connecting with the worldwide communities!

2018 International Women Cross DMZ: No Women, No Peace! Around forty international women peacemakers from around the world walked with thousands of Korean people to urge for the successful NK-USA summit, call for the signing of the peace treaty between North and South Korea, denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and women’s leadership in…

World YWCA Day celebrations in Japan!

YWCA of Japan had a moment of coming together to celebrate our achievements and leadership of young women and girls on the occasion of World YWCA day 2018. These below are some of the pictures taken at our celebrations. Gathering held by Tokyo YWCA, observed 28 participants by 12 young people. They shared the message from the…

More than 100 YWCA delegates rise up for their rights at CSW

Last month, it was fantastic to have 100 YWCA delegates from more than 20 different countries join forces to raise their diverse voices at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). More than 40% of all the delegates were young women. The CSW is one of the most important intergovernmental bodies dedicated…

YWCA of Palestine International Youth Conference “Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice”

In line with its mission and commitment to empower youth locally and globally, the YWCA of Palestine is organizing an international youth conference in Palestine, in partnership with few YWCA’s globally, and in coordination with the Joint Advocacy  Initiative (JAI), local UN organizations and NGO’s within the framework of UN Security Council Resolution 2250….

Celebrating World YWCA Day in Phoenix

In honor of World YWCA Day, the YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix is hosting an event geared toward ensuring and increasing women’s voter registration. We will have Patricia Russo, Executive Director for the Women’s Campaign School at Yale, who will discuss the importance of social change implemented by women in politics. Our main goal is…

International Women’s Day Celebrations in Tanzania

  In commemoration of International Women’s Day, YWCA Tanzania sent young women who are also volunteers, to learn about women’s rights. Christine Massawe (22), one of the young women who attended the event  “Kongamano la Wanawake” (Women’s forum) said: “it was a great experience to learn on legal rights and the challenges that women…

YWCA of Albania marks 10 years against Breast Cancer

  2018 marks the 10th  year of YWCA of Albania Breast Cancer awareness work. On this occasion the YWCA of Albania launched the campaign on March 2018, and it will run until the end of October 2018, under the theme: “The battle against breast cancer continues…” The YWCA of Albania established a close partnership with the Embassy of…

YWCA Korea hosts #MeToo march on 2018 International Women’s Day

To celebrate the 110th anniversary of the International Women’s Day, members nationwide of YWCA of Korea gathered in front of YWCA building and chanted “#MeToo” and “#WithYou” in an International Women’s Day rally. The participants consisted of members and general public marched the rally from YWCA Korea building through central streets of Myeongdong,…

World YWCA launches RiseUp guide for young women’s leadership

The World YWCA has launched a global guide for young women’s transformative leadership. Created by and for young women, RiseUp! helps young women empower themselves and create their own personal transformation as part of their leadership journeys. It also helps them claim their human rights and develop their leadership skills. “We hope that…

Find Your Voice, Share Your Story on World YWCA Day

  On 24 April it’s time for World YWCA Day, when we gather to celebrate our successes as a movement and raise awareness and visibility locally, nationally, and globally. This year, our theme is Find Your Voice, Share Your Story. We are preparing a social media and event toolkit for all member associations…

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