We strongly urge the immediate withdrawal of Russian troops and solution by dialogue –
YWCA of Japan statement on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine-

(6th April ,2022)

The YWCA of Japan strongly protests Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the threat of using
nuclear weapons by Vladimir Putin, President of Russia once again. We would like to make a
strong request that the international community should put pressure on Russia in order to
achieve a cease-fire through dialogue, while applying tolerance to the people of Russia,
Ukraine, and other countries concerned, who are experiencing hardships today

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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.