Women -- International cooperation
Found in 324 Collections and/or Records:
The International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for oversight and development of projects and leadership development outside of the United States. Minutes and reports include updates from work abroad, development of leadership training programs for visiting secretaries, management of personnel and evaluations of international projects. The International Division is a continuation of the work of the Foreign DIvision.
Photographs of World Fellowship Week vesper services and observance ceremonies at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. World Fellowship Week observances and vespers celebrate the international aspects of the YWCA of the USA as a member of the World YWCA. Participating members represent their home states and home countries in processions, ceremonies and fellowship.
International women's organization. Records consist of administrative and project files; correspondence with funding agencies and project participants; board minutes and agendas; and the records of the NGO Planning Committees. These include documentation of all four International Women's Year Tribunes, held in Mexico City (1975), Copenhagen (1980), Nairobi (1985), Beijing (1995), and the "Beijing +5" conference in 2000.
Young women's Christian associations in Italy provide much needed relief and opportunity for the women of Italy following World War II. They help distribute supplies, provide education and offer places for women to meet. Photographs show YWCA members utilizing donated materials and contributing to war relief efforts. Pre-war photographs show the interior and exterior of YWCA buildings.
Photographs of domestic science, English language and vocational classes at young women's Christian associations in Japan.
These unbound scrapbook pages document the development of the Kure YWCA in a former navy building. A collaborative effort from the YWCA of Japan and advisory leaders from the YWCA of the USA, the YWCA of Kure brings Christianity and association programs to women in Kure. Among the influential leaders is Ms. Jean Begg. The scrapbook emphasizes the effect the programs have on the lives of women in the post-war society.
Many young women's Christian associations in Japan offer physical education and recreation programs as part of their regular activities. Photographs include images of girls and women participating in outdoor recreation, swimming, dancing, handicraft and games.
Photographs of program activities from young women's Christian associations in Japan. Photographs show women and teenage girls engaged in discussion groups and using association libraries and also include photographs from an association bazaar.
Photographs of young women's Christian association members in Jordan refugee camps making figurines for Christmas creches. The young girls come to YWCA centers to learn the craft and earn money increasing their chances to reach sefl support. Included are photographs of sewing classes, creche figures and a visit by Geoffrey F. Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Photographs of young women's Christian association programs, classes, conferences and buildings in Kenya including vocational training, Y-Teen activities, secretarial classes, dressmaking classes, community services, leadership training, nursery schools and recreation. Negatives are included in the materials but were not digitized.
Photographs of programs and activities for teenage girls and young children at young Women's Christian associations in Korea including Y-Teen clubs, conferences, international gift exchanges, child care services, health programs and supplemental education.