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4th Book report competition award ceremony



We are happy to introduce you this meaningful events!

Seoul YWCA held Book report competition award ceremony of 'Book mentoring Project' on 10th, May.



Book mentoring project is support program writing letters with sending books for girls who are in Youth Detention Center or Alternative school.
 
Seoul YWCA has held Book mentoring project since 2012 and Book report competition has 4th anniversary this year. Thanks for support, This Book mentoring project is sponsored by Hana Nanum Foundation.





We had 120 book reports and 36 students were awarded the prize including grand prize.

“I barely read books before, but while staying in Youth Detention center, I could be a friend with book and can even write the book report first ever. The most important thing is that I won the prize! I’m out of Youth Detention center now; however, I’m going to continue reading books as a good habit.” Song Min Kim (alias, Junsim Girl’s Industry High school student) who won the grand prize stated her feelings about having won the award.  

 


We could have the warmest moments to have this award ceremony celebrating their promising future. Seoul YWCA will continue the book mentoring project to help them to be a leader of our society. If you have any concerns, Please do not hesitate to knock the door!

 

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Open forum for MeToo movement and Media report.

I’m sure that you’ve heard about MeToo movement recent days. Seoul YWCA had an Open forum for ‘MeToo Movement and Media report’ to eradicate the violence of gender on 20th, March at Seoul YWCA auditorium.



This forum was to indicate the problem how media report the issue related with MeToo and to discuss what should we do to improve this matter.

Seoul YWCA has worked to advance women’s right since 1922, and is still working on support women who stepped out to explain what they experienced.

Women had endured for a long time before MeToo movement came out, and this is a new wave that they are no longer hiding their experience related with sexual violence. With this new wave, Media reports these issues every day, but they are missing something really important only by focusing sexually provocative subject. Because of this distorted media report, it causes secondary victimization of sexual violence victims.



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On August 30, the YWCA's northern district member event was held at TG Hall under the supervision of Seoul Y.


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The opening ceremony was started as a welcoming address of Seoul YWCA Chairman




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She proposed the movement direction by area with the current status and assessment of the Y local women's movement.





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Welcoming Ms.Chantanee Molee!

Seoul YWCA had a special guest to its office on the 2nd of November. Ms. Chantanee Molee, the Secretary General of the National YWCA of Thailand. Although she visited South Korea for travel with her college alumni during personal vacation, she kindly made time to visit us and had luncheon with Finance Committee including the President, Ms.Cho and Secretary General, Ms.Yang.



Ms.Chantanee also stopped by the National YWCA of Korea to see her old-friend Ms.Yoo who is the Secretary General. Ms.Chantanee got informed regarding current programs of YWCA in Korea and take a short tour to Seoul YWCA building.

Seoul YWCA was really happy to see her in our office, and will continue the close relationship between two Y.