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Y-Teen and Youth member’s joint ceremony.




“We will be the Y-teen, Youth member with fulfilling the YWCA purpose in our living.”
Seoul YWCA held the ‘2018 Y-teen, Youth members (who are the university students) joint charter ceremony’ at the auditorium hall.




There were 18 clubs of Y-teen and 9 clubs of the university, and 350 members and the guidance teachers for the ceremony on 26th, May. 

The worship was started with Y-teen’s praise (Jungsin women’s high school) and then continued with watching mini-documentary ‘The First Voice @KNOCK’ by Kyung Sun Koo. It was valuable time to feel that we all are one of the masterpieces of the God. 





For the special lecture, Si Hyung Ryu (CEO of Kimchi bus) gave a vision lecture telling his favorite topics (Travel, People, Drinking, Cooking, Photos). He cheered people how he achieved his dreams by traveling all over the world. By the member’s oath, the ceremony has been steamed up. 






There was also Y-teen gender equality slogan contest; the slogan named ‘The only wrong star, gender discrimination’ got a grand prize. For the poetry contest imagining after the unification; Hanyang university got a grand prize with ‘Let’s go together to the Kaema Plateau, it will be warm if we hold hands together.’ By taking this ceremony, Seoul YWCA hopes that all Y-teen and Youth members could be a leader in the future with their identity. 












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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.



The subject of open forum was ‘How Media treat MeToo movement.’ and there were 3 panel…

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…

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.