28898079842_84a1539b2b_kThe YWCA Standards of Good Management and Accountability (SGMA) are a set of Standards that represent a level of management and practice which exhibit quality, responsibility and accountability.

The YWCA name carries a level of credibility and quality as stated in its values and as practiced over a long history in many countries around the world. As a member of the World YWCA, a national YWCA has a constitutional requirement “to safeguard the reputation of the World YWCA through the practice of good management and accountability,” as well as to support and implement the policies adopted by the World Council. Through practicing ethical behaviors and reaching high standards of management and accountability, each YWCA work to maintain the credibility of every YWCA.

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