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YWCA news in July&Agust

 
Gender equality education
Boncheon Social Service Center carried out gender equailty education five times from May 14th to June 14th. The participants were the staffs and managers from child care institutes, and they learned basic gender equality concepts, gender discrimination case studies, teaching method for children. They realized the importance of gender equality and promised to actively raise awareness at workplace.
   
 
 
Campaign for International day of domestic workers  Women's Capacity Building Department did a campaign for International day of domestic workers on the June 16th. International Labor Organization voted for an international treaty to guarantee the basic rights of domestic workers. Seoul YWCA pledged to make our voices strong and loud to demand our government to review national laws and practices and reform them into line with the Convention and its accompanying recommendations.
 
 

 
 
 
 Consumer and Environment Department went to Young Hwa elementary school to provide up-cycling classes with 4th and 6th grade 180 students. They made bags purses, pencil cases by abandoned materials.

 

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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.





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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.