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.


96th Annual Meeting of the YWCA World Service Council – October 27th, 2016

September 15, 2016

The 96th Annual Meeting and Luncheon of the YWCA World Service Council will be held at the Colony Club, 564 Park Avenue, New York City, Thursday, October 27th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A dynamic afternoon session will feature filmmaker Kamala Lopez who will speak and show clips from her powerful documentary, Equal Means …..

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Exciting Start to CSW60!

March 31, 2016

The Commission on the Status of Women or CSW60: March 11 – 16, 2016 Submitted by Connie Tate, Co-Chair of WSC Youth Forum: The 60th session of CSW got off to a fine start this year with a new preliminary event called the Youth Forum that was held on March 11th and 12th and co-sponsored …..

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Reception Welcomes YWCA World Delegation

March 15, 2016

YWCA USA and World Service Council hosted a reception for the World YWCA delegation to the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women Sunday, March 13th at the Yale Club. It was a wonderful get-together highlighted by three young women (from Tanzania, USA, and Papua New Guinea) speaking about what challenges they faced in their …..

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