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Power to end domestic abuse lies with all of us

Power to end domestic abuse lies with all of us

Responsibility for family violence lies with abusers, but the power to end abuse lies with all of us. »

AWARE statement on the prosecution of Amos Yee

AWARE statement on the prosecution of Amos Yee

AWARE has grave concerns about the negative implications of the recent prosecution of Amos Yee. »

End censorship before providing ‘resources’

End censorship before providing ‘resources’

LGBT materials are often banned in Singapore, reducing access to such resources. »

State support for the elderly crucial

State support for the elderly crucial

Recently, attention has been given to the fall in the number of nuclear families and its implications for social support. »

Time to stop upholding singular standard of beauty

Time to stop upholding singular standard of beauty

The idea that “fairer is better” has very exclusionary implications in a multiracial society. »

Guest blog: Make Contraceptives More Accessible

Guest blog: Make Contraceptives More Accessible

Are women allowed to make informed decisions about their bodies, lives and sexuality? »

Fixing the lopsided nature of parental leave

Fixing the lopsided nature of parental leave

The disparity between maternity and paternity leave compels women to play a disproportionately large role in childcare. »

Rohingya issue: Asean has duty to act

Rohingya issue: Asean has duty to act

All ASEAN states should protect the human rights they have espoused. »

Most govt reports do not deal with policies’ budgetary impact

Most govt reports do not deal with policies’ budgetary impact

While government reports provide helpful information, they do not always address the impact of budgetary policies. »

Ministries should publish reports on impact of schemes

Ministries should publish reports on impact of schemes

More detailed information on allocation, expenditure, implementation and impact can foster greater accountability. »