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Survey: 1 in 3 young people have faced sexual violence; few seek or receive help

Survey: 1 in 3 young people have faced sexual violence; few seek or receive help

Join us for a roundtable on 1 April to learn more about this sexual violence survey. »

Roundtable: Where Do I Live Now? Housing Issues Confronting Singaporean Divorcees

Roundtable: Where Do I Live Now? Housing Issues Confronting Singaporean Divorcees

An account of the discussion at an AWARE roundtable on women's access to public housing after divorce. »

AWARE goes to New York: the CSW (Part 2) – Oral statement

AWARE goes to New York: the CSW (Part 2) – Oral statement

An oral statement AWARE prepared for the Commission on the Status of Women on the need for anti-discrimination legislation in Singapore. »

Unmet Social Needs of Elderly Women

Unmet Social Needs of Elderly Women

Read about research conducted by the Lien Centre, discussed at an AWARE roundtable on 5 March. »

AWARE goes to New York: the CSW (Part 1)

AWARE goes to New York: the CSW (Part 1)

The first of a three-part series about AWARE at a session of the Commission of the Status of Women. »

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. »