Welcome to the website of the YWCA World Service Council (WSC), the philanthropic arm of the YWCA USA that focuses on fund raising for the World YWCA and its 122 country affiliates. The WSC invites you to explore this website and learn about the work and priorities of the YWCA worldwide in its advocacy for justice, peace, health, human rights, gender equality, and a sustainable environment.


News from World YWCA – Tropical Storm in Solomon Islands and more

April 13, 2014

“Women’s Voice”, an e-mail newsletter from the World YWCA,   has news about a tropical storm in the Solomon Islands on April 3.  In addition, you can join in the “Thunderclap” for the World YWCA Day on April 24 – a novel way to show your support for the YWCA worldwide!  Your YWCA can also join …..

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A CSW Primer for WSC Members

March 23, 2014

The Commission on the Status of Women sessions have come to an end for 2014 with lots of anticipation for next year as we come to the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals. Read this report or “primer” by Connie Tate, or download here A Primer for WSC Members on CSW 58 F , to learn the significance of CSW for …..

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World Service Council Reception a Great Kick Off to CSW!

March 17, 2014

The World Service Council’s reception for the World YWCA delegates to the 58th Session of the UN’s Commission for the Status of Women was an inspiring and well-attended event with some 80 women from 30 countries represented. World Service Council Chair Connie Tate opened the reception by giving a brief history of the Council, and …..

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