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Join us with the Youth peace keeper volunteer work!

Join us with the Youth peace keeper volunteer work!





There are various bad custom named with tradition, Refugees, The war over the world... Seoul YWCA is going to connect them with Human rights through the program.  If you want to experience new volunteer work, join us right now! :) 
* Date: 2018/12/15 (Sat) 12:00-17:00 * Place: Seoul YWCA * Subject   1) Global human rights education   2) Explore Human Rights Cases, Group discussion   3) Non human rights vote with Youth and citizens   4) 2018 Global Non human rights Awards!    5) Wrap up
* Benefits: Certificate (5 hours), Peace maker certificate, Refreshments. 
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Knowing the right information of developing countries

Seoul YWCA is implementing the special lecture! It is called 'Knowing the right information of developing countries (Myanmar)'

We had Ms. Khin Myo Thaw on 4th, December for the first lecture.
She is the economic counselor of Myanmar Embassy.




The subject of lecture was 'Myanmar and Myanmar women'
Thanks to Bockhee,Lee (the chair person of World fellowship department committee) with her interpretation, we could had the lecture deeply.

Ms. Khin Myo Thaw let us know the fact of Myanmar and the gender equality in Myanmar. According to UNESCO survey, UNESCO has described Myanmar as one of the countries in Asia which has the highest ratio of female researchers in the field of science, with 70 out of 100 researchers being women.





For improving women empowerment, Myanmar is now committed to CEDAW and creating of a dedicated Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment Sector Working Group.

Women’s empowerment in Myanmar has improved in key ways, but there is still work to be done.…

Pink OUT! If you speak out loud, the world will be different

"If you speak out loud, the world will be different."




Seoul YWCA had 'Pink Out' Day camp with Mary Kay Korea on 17th, November.
'Pink Out' campaign has the meaning of women's powerful voice.

On that day, almost 90 people participated in this camp including domestic violence victims, Single mom, multi-cultural women.




The first time was lead by Sang Mi, Park (Professor of The national police university)

"You are beautiful, you are beautiful, you are beautiful."
Speak out loud when you wake up in the morning in front of the mirror, if you love yourself first, others will love you.

She pointed out that love yourself is the most important thing.




Second mentor was the lawyer, Eun Eui, Lee 

"There is no such things proper place and time to tell your voice, if you have something to say, do it for yourself with confidence!"
She is well known lawyer to speak out the sexual violence problem within the company, and finally won the case. She pat on…

Classical guitar lesson with Denis Sungho

Guess who this gorgeous guy?  He is the world wide guitarist 'Denis Sungho Janssens' We are proud to announce this news that he comes to Seoul YWCA every Saturday.
Denis Sungho is the musician and also adopted to Belgium when he was young. He won the 1st place at the Belgium young talent competition. 
The reason he visits Seoul YWCA is to teach the Youth who wants to learn the classical guitar.  He is doing this lessons without any charges just for the volunteer work. What a wonderful work he does! The major beneficiary is the Youth who is vulnerable to social and economical problems. 
There are total eight students to have lesson now. :) 
Have a look at the vivid site of lesson filmed by Seoul Y blogger. 
https://blog.naver.com/syulmo/221395765545

Watch us; we are the Women Entrepreneur in Thandaunggyi

Watch us; we are the Women Entrepreneur in Thandaunggyi



Seoul YWCA had an article once to let you know that we are implementing ‘Sharing and Dreams’ in Myanmar supported by Samsung and Community chest of Korea for one year.


(making the ribbon with leftover pieces)
The purpose is to get their economic independence and self-confidence. There are two batches in Thandaunggyi during the year. The first batch was finished in July, and from the August, the second batch was started their lessons! They had a handicraft class and ICT class. Through lessons, they could think of the business ideas and the profits.





Thandunggyi is located in a mountain area, therefore it sometimes has trouble using electricity well, but they are having ICT class during this month. Please cheer them up and send regards! 

Come on, woman! Save the local area!

"Come on, woman! Save the local area!”
On August 30, the YWCA's northern district member event was held at TG Hall under the supervision of Seoul Y.


This year’s slogan was "Connect the hope through Women and Region”
Gangreung, Donghae, Seoul, Sokcho, Wonju, Incheon, Chuncheon, Total seven northern parts of the 450 members of Y participated in this event. 



"We're all members of the YWCA, re-inventing the mission given to us and working with local women. I wish we could become a community of hope and growth."
The opening ceremony was started as a welcoming address of Seoul YWCA Chairman




Education was also conducted to strengthen the members' capabilities. Lee Suk-jin, a professor of Christianity at Ewha Women's University, said, "Why should YWCA exercise in the region?"
She proposed the movement direction by area with the current status and assessment of the Y local women's movement.





Y: A paradigm shift from a culture of death to a culture of l…

Let me hear your voice, Pink-OUT!

"Let me hear your voice” Pink-OUT!
Seoul Y had ‘Pink-out business agreement’ to strengthen women’s empowerment in 28th, August.



The Pink-Out project is the project in response to physical, mental and verbal violence and social discrimination of the socially disadvantaged women.

It's aimed at turning the world into pink by helping them to speak their voice themselves.
It provides internal healing and empowerment opportunities for women who exposed to violence and discrimination, especially those exposed to cultural and economic isolation.





Earlier this year, Mary Kay released its social contribution product "Gel Semi-Matt Lipstick powerful Pink." and part of the profits was donated to Seoul YWCA for the Pink Out project.
This lipstick was developed with the concept "Paint your life pink."It contains hopes and wishes for an alien woman to paint her life pink again through 'Pink Out.'
First, from the second half of this year, Seoul YWCA will focus on campa…