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The YWCA are a movement representing women working for social and economic change around the world. They advocate for the leaderships of women, human rights, peace and sustainable development. The full name for this organization is the World Young Women's Christian Association; they are based from Geneva, Switzerland. The YWCA are not connected or affiliated with the YMCA. The movement that resulted in the development of YWCA got started around 1855 in England, and until around 1930 their headquarters were based in London. YWCA USA were established during 1858.

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