Information on an organization called Young Women's Christian Association [SDN12336]

Information on this subject is scarce.

According to a researcher at the York Centre for Refugee Studies in Toronto, the Young Women's Christian Association is part of the Sudan Council of Churches (4 Jan. 1992). Although not disbanded, the Sudan Council of Churches is under surveillance by the central government (Ibid.).

Additional and/or corroborating information on this subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB in Ottawa.

For information on the treatment of Christians in Sudan, on youth and on women's organizations please find the attached documents.


York Centre for Refugee Studies. 4 January 1992. Telephone Interview with Researcher.


Angel, William. 1990. Youth Movements of the World. London, U.K.: Longman Current Affairs.

New Sudan Council of Churches, New York. 1 September 1992. Letter addressed to "Friends of NSCC" (Copy faxed to DIRB on 4 Jan. 1992 by the African Council of Churches).

Shreir, Sally. 1988. Women's Movements of the World. Keesing's Reference Publication. London, U.K.: Longman Publisher.