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About Seoul YWCA







Seoul YWCA is one of 55 member associations of National YWCA of Korea. We have been working for women, children, and youth, consumer, environment to make a better society since its inauguration in 1922.

::: Motto

Women: Wind of Life, Reviver of the World

::: Mission

  Seoul YWCA should make a better society with;
   - faith in Christ
   - respect all living things
   - acceptance of diversity
   - active support for women's capacity building and empowerment

::: Core Priorities

  - Promoting women's human rights
  - Making a better educational environment for children
    and youth
  - Protecting the earth and environment


Contact
Phone: 82-2-3705-6047
Fax: 82-2-3705-6020
Homepage: http://www.seoulywca.or.kr/
Address : #1-1, Myeong-dong 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul



WHAT IS YWCA?

Young movement proceeding to a vision with an open mind and passion

Women's movement developing women's leadership for the sake of their social participation and status improvement

Christian movement establishing social justice and peace through the practice of the love of Christ

Association.. Member's movement making healthy community by their voluntary participation

International movement working for world peace with about 25 million members all around the world

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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.