YWCA-YMCA of Sweden

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YWCA-YMCA of Sweden
KFUK-KFUM Sverige
Formation1966 (1966)
TypeChristian youth organization
HeadquartersSkeppsbron 28, Stockholm, Sweden
Methodsecumenism, sports, music
Membership
60 000
Official language
Swedish

YWCA-YMCA of Sweden (Swedish: KFUK-KFUM Sverige) is the Sweden-branch of YMCA and YWCA. It was established in 1966 when YMCA of Sweden and YWCA of Sweden merged.[1]

In 2011 the organization decided to use the term "KFUM" in promotion with "M" standing for "människor" ("people"). Earlier the "m" stood for "män" (men)[2]

YWCA-YMCA of Sweden has 60 000 members. It has 4 000 local associations.[3]

Several Swedish YWCA-YMCA associations have been successful in sports.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historia" (in Swedish). YWCA-YMCA of Sweden. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2014.
  2. Protokoll – 1(13) YWCA-YMCA of Sweden's national meeting in Umeå, 29-30 October 2011 Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine. accessdate: 5 March 2012.
  3. "Organisation" (in Swedish). YWCA-YMCA of Sweden. Archived from the original on 13 February 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015.

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