• Organization TypeAdvocacy NGO
  • Staff51-100
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1894

World Young Women's Christian Association (World YWCA)

The Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) was the daughter of the industrial revolution, which, from the middle of the nineteenth century started the movement of women and girls out of the home and rural areas and into factories throughout the Western world.   Organisational Structure The World YWCA Council is the quadrennial legislative meeting of the World YWCA, which brings together over 600 representatives from over 108 member associations affiliated to the global YWCA movement.   Our Priorities The World YWCA works to promote social, economic, cultural, religious and political rights of women and girls through advocacy and related programmes and services.   The World YWCA’s advocacy agenda focuses on four priority areas: 1.Young Women's Leadership 2. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, HIV and AIDS 3. Violence Against Women
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Staff at World Young Women's Christian Association (World YWCA) have experience in


  • human rights
  • gender
  • development
  • youth
  • personnel / human resources


  • ec


  • afghanistan
  • united states
  • iraq
  • botswana
  • canada


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Civil Rights
Reproductive Health
Torts / Conflict Resolution
Banking & Finance Budgeting
Architecture / Design
Disaster Preparation
Slums / Housing

Contract Awards

Provision of General Operating Support

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision of General Operations Services

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision of General Operation Support

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

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Company Offices

  • Switzerland (headquarters)
  • Geneva
  • 16 Ancienne Route, Grand Saconnex