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 World YWCA General Secretary and the President of the YWCA of Japan, experiences by participants of international programs, and stories of the work of students in junior and senior high school YWCAs.

3 local YWCAs in Southern Japan (Fukuoka YWCA, Kumamoto YWCA, Nagasaki YWCA) got together to discuss youth programs and to celebrate the World YWCA Day.

Cookies in the figure of “9”, representing  Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, which promulgated in 1946 for its stance on human rights, the sovereignty of the people and peace.