The YWCA purpose translated into action means that the YWCA, at local and national level, and in response to the needs of the community, may offer appropriate program in such areas as
•    Leadership training, with special emphasis on young women
•    Community development
•    Skill-training and educational activities for all ages
•    Health and nutrition
•    Child-care and schooling
•    Women’s rights, including action to combat violence against women
•    Shelter/housing
•    Environmental issues and appropriate technology
•    Networking with other organizations and agencies with similar goals
•    Human rights and peace with justice