South East Asia Gender Justice and Social Transformation Workshop, 26-30 June, Manila, Philippines

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Last Updated (Wednesday, 11 April 2018 11:04)

After the conduct of South Asia and East Asia Gender Justice and Social Transformation Workshop last year, APAY will hold its South East Asia sub-regional workshop on 26-30 June 2018 in Philippines. The said event will be hosted by the YMCA of Manila. The sub-regional workshops invite national movements to send lay leaders and staff, both women and men, who are engaged in gender related programs in their local and/or national movements. Moreover, the following YMCA Staff/Youth Lay Leader is expected to have:


  • awareness of the globalized world and recognizes diversities
  • critical thinking of the prevailing social realities and injustices faced by women and other sexual minorities
  • strong interest in actively engaging in activities and advocacies that address gender injustices
  • openness to explore, suggest and implement alternative approaches that will uplift the lives of women and girls in the society
  • willingness to work and/or volunteer in gender action oriented programs in the YMCAs


Each Participant shall pay a Registration Fee of US$65 (including Green Fee) and a Participation Fee of US$200 which will cover meals on 26-30 June 2018, local transportation, exposure and other program expenses. The participant shall also pay for his/her airfare/travel cost. The APAY shall however provide a limited travel and participation fee subsidies (partial or full) for participants coming from YMCAs with financial constraints. Requests for subsidies should reach the office on or before 30 April 2018.

Interested participants are requested to fill up the registration forms that are sent to all national movements and have it endorsed by the National General Secretary. The duly filled up forms must be sent on or before 30th April 2018 at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Likewise for matters related to participation, contact Ms. Maria Cristina Miranda, Executive Secretary for Programs, Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs through the same email address mentioned above.

~ Maria Cristina Miranda, Executive Secretary