Origin

The World Young Women’s Christian Association is established in Geneva, Switzerland, an international and compulsory member movement. Until now, there are 125 member states in more than 2200 regions. Every year, there are more than 25 million women joining the local organization. The World YWCA connects women of different culture and races together, making an effort for peace, justice, sustainable development, human rights and the environment.

 

Purpose

We, the YWCA of Taiwan, accept the basis of the World’s Young Women’s Christian Association; Faith in God the Father Almighty and in Jesus Christ His only son, our Lord and Savior, and in the Holy Spirit. We declare our purpose to be: to build in the spirit of Jesus Christ a fellowship of women and girls dedicated to the task of developing the physical, mental, social, aesthetic and spiritual growth of our members, so hat they may promote human welfare, become responsible members of society and the word community.