The YWCA World Service Council is comprised of women with a global vision who care about our changing world and champion the work of the YWCA USA and World YWCA in their commitment to dignity, freedom, justice and peace.

 

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 Video commemorates World Service Council History

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The World Service Council (WSC) packed 100 years of history in its inspiring virtual celebration on October 15 when YWCA members and friends around the globe signed onto its zoom centennial event. The historic story was told through a narrative that traced the beginnings of the World Service Council from its inception to the present embellished by photos and interviews from former WSC chairs, World YWCA interns, World YWCA General Secretaries, and other global leaders. Read more and watch the event here.

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With schools closed and restrictions in mobility due to COVID19, girls are staying home which has increased their risk of undergoing FGM and child marriages.

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