この度、3月に開催される第61回国連女性の地位委員会(UN Committee on the Status of Women / 通称CSW)に、日本YWCAより5名が参加します(そのうち4名が30歳以下の若い女性です)。



Title: Young Women’s Leadership for Peace- Learning from “Pilgrimage to Hiroshima”
Date: March 15, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: Armenian Convention Center (Armenian Cultural Center), Yerevan Hall

     630 2nd Ave. New York, NY 10016

This event aims to discuss the role of young women’s leadership in realizing peace and justice (SDGs Goal 16), through sharing the experience and learnings from the “Pilgrimage to Hiroshima”, a peace-education program regarding the Atomic Bomb dropped in the city in 1945. The event provides virtual experience of the “Pilgrimage to Hiroshima”, including visit to memorial sites through visual materials, introduction of testimonies of the survivors, sharing of experiences from young women who organized the program as leaders, and the introduction of the program as a model of leadership-building for young women. The event also includes discussion on the roles to be played by young women for the realization of SDGs Goal 16.