The YWCA of Japan has successfully held our 31st National Council in 23-25th November in Tokyo

Our president, Naoko Matano, has been reelected for another
term of four years. We have also elected a new board, 25%
of which are young women.

President: Naoko Matano
Vice presidents: Chie Yoshimura, Yumiko Yokoyama
Secretary: Satoko Fujitani

Below are the action and advocay appeal we adopted for the new council years.
action and advocay appeal



YWCA(Young Women’s Christian Association)is an international NGO where, upon a Christian foundation, women from around the world exceed the barriers of language and cultures and work together to encourage women’s participation in society and to realize a peaceful world where human rights, health and environment is protected. The movement began in Great Britain in 1855, and nowadays, it works in more than 100 countries throughout the world. The YWCA of Japan works with 24 local YWCAs and 37 junior and senior high-school YWCAs, and holds ESOSOC consultative status since 2019.