YWCA Festa in Okinawa

The YWCA of Japan held the “YWCA Festa in Okinawa” in Naha city, Okinawa, from 14th to 16th February 2015.
The participants learned about the history of Okinawa, which had been an individual kingdom with unique culture before being annexed by mainland Japan, and its current situation where more than 74% of U.S. military bases concentrate on the small islands, causing threat to the safety of women and girls in the area, and a new base is now about to be constructed despite the will of the people clearly shown through a number of elections.

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YWCA(ワイ・ダブリュ・シー・エー/Young Women's Christian Association)は、キリスト教を基盤に、世界中の女性が言語や文化の壁を越えて力を合わせ、女性の社会参画を進め、人権や健康や環境が守られる平和な世界を実現する国際NGOです。

所在地:〒101-0062 東京都千代田区神田駿河台1-8-11東京YWCA会館302号室
電話:03-3292-6121 FAX:03-3292-6122
受付時間:月~金 9:30~18:30(祝日を除く)