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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 living

Woman: Seeking active involvement in the establishment and realization of gender equality policies of local governments

C: Prospects eco-friendly daily life through the purification of the conscious mind of greed

A: It was time to challenge the members based on the peace of Christ.





Through this event, members of the northern region became light and salt again together. Let us pray to find the ‘Hope’ with local women. J


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