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World Office Staff

There are currently 16 staff members representing different nationalities based at the World YWCA headquarters and supporting YWCA work around the world. All staff can be reached at .


The World YWCA Constitution was revised during the World YWCA Council in Zurich, Switzerland, 2011 after a valuable process of consultations and dialogue between national associations, local associations, the World YWCA Task force, executive committee and staff.

Strategic Framework 2016 - 2019

We have adopted a bold and transformative goal: “By 2035, 100 million young women and girls transform power structures to create justice, gender equality and a world without violence and war; Leading a sustainable, YWCA movement, inclusive of all women.