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AWARE applauds breakthrough Budget speech

AWARE applauds breakthrough Budget speech

We applaud the emphasis on redistributive policies in the breakthrough Budget speech delivered by Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. »

Support for single parents will strengthen our society

Support for single parents will strengthen our society

Single parents in Singapore face discrimination in ways that have significant negative impact on their ability to meet needs. »

CPF flexibility good but women still at risk

CPF flexibility good but women still at risk

Greater CPF flexibility does not adequately address financial insecurity of the elderly, especially women. »

Strip-search powers are excessive

Strip-search powers are excessive

We are troubled that the liquor control law has extended police powers to include discretionary strip searches for alcohol. »

Time for anti-discrimination law

Time for anti-discrimination law

It may be time to enact a comprehensive anti-discrimination law to guide employers’ conduct in hiring and promotion matters. »

Who cares for the caregivers? Recommendations for the national Budget

Who cares for the caregivers? Recommendations for the national Budget

We urge the Government to develop an infrastructure that provides adequate care of the elderly, children and disabled people. »

Discussing Budget recommendations at the Pre-Budget Forum

Discussing Budget recommendations at the Pre-Budget Forum

Read about the discussion of AWARE's recommendations for the Singapore Budget 2015 at a public forum on 24 Jan. »

Address the needs of all in caregiving

Address the needs of all in caregiving

Significant investments must be made for the care of children, the elderly and people with disabilities in Singapore. »

Anti-trafficking law: Singapore can do better

Anti-trafficking law: Singapore can do better

How well does the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act measure against international standards? »

Don’t overstate risks of abortion

Don’t overstate risks of abortion

The likelihood and significance of medical risks associated with abortion should not be exaggerated or misrepresented. »