11 Mar 2010

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News & Views

AWARE staff member named Woman of the Year by expat association
The American Women’s Association of Singapore (AWA) has chosen Kerry Wilcock, AWARE’s Direct Services manager, as its 2010 International Woman of the Year. The AWA created the award to recognise and honour international women who have made a positive difference to the lives of people living in Singapore. Read...
Support is crucial for those who find the courage to step out of abuse
A century after the first International Women's Day was celebrated, women continue to suffer abuse, unfair work dismissal and other obstacles because of their gender.  Our work at AWARE includes providing support to women as they deal with these problems, as AWARE's Direct Services Manager Kerry Wilcock explains.


Policy-makers, please note: The dynamics of marriage are changing
Studies in the US show that shifts within marriages, such as men taking on more housework and women earning more outside the home, have had a positive effect, contributing to lower divorce rates and happier unions.  Singapore's policy- makers should take note, says Constance Singam.

Women World Wide
A new law being proposed in the US state of Utah could charge women with homicide is they miscarry, and women’s rights advocates are concerned that  women will face murder charges if they, for instance, fall down the stairs.  We bring you this and other links to the latest news about women around the world. Take a look.

What's On
Legal Clinic
11 and 25 March
Free legal clinic for women in need of legal advice. Register through the helpline. More details here

Retreat – Know your (inner) self
12 March, Malaysia
Get to know yourself at this one and a half day retreat in Malaysia.Click here for more details.

New Members Night
18 Mar, AWARE Centre
Learn about AWARE and make new friends. That’s what our New Members’ Nights are about. Get the details

Nurturing Self Esteem
27 Mar, Spa Boutique,Nassim Road
Maria Kassova is a certified business coach from the Institute of Business Coaches, UK, and a master practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). She will in this half day workshop help you nurture your self esteem. Details here.

TWC2 is looking for an Executive Director. More details here.

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