25 Mar 2010

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News & Views

Move on maintenance payments is good; more can be done
The steps taken by the government to ensure that maintenance payments are made are to be applauded. They are innovative and should go a long way in lowering the default rate. There is, however, scope for more to be done, such as giving access to tax statements in addition to CPF statements, we said in a letter to The Straits Times Forum page. Read the letter.
AWARE happy to help students with their projects  
Students are welcome to approach AWARE for help on projects on gender equality and the status of women in Singapore. We are happy to work with students in many ways. Two recent projects, with students at the Singapore Polytechnic and at SMU, yielded good results. View them here.


Wondering if you’ve been sexually harassed? Don’t agonise in silence
The Jack Neo affair has drawn attention to the very real problem of sexual harassment at the workplace. Too many women, and possibly some men, suffer in silence.  They should consult friends, their HR department, or call AWARE. Sexual harassment can and should be stopped, as we said in a letter to The Straits Times.  Take a look

Women World Wide
Has glamour, once an escape for women, now become a prison? Does glamour empower women, or turn them into objects? Research professor Carol Dyhouse explores these issues in a new book.  We bring you this and other links to the latest news about women around the world.Take a look.

What's On
Nurturing Self Esteem
27 Mar, Spa Boutique,Nassim Road
Last chance to sign up for this half day workshop! Maria Kassova is a certified business coach from the Institute of Business Coaches, UK, and a master practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). Details here.

Dealing with Sexual Harassment

7 Apr, AWARE Centre
Sexual harassment is much more prevalent in Singapore than many people think. And the victims are not always women. AWARE takes a zero tolerance stand towards sexual harassment. Sign up for this workshop and learn how you can defend yourself from harassment. Let’s deal with the problem together. More details here.
Legal Clinic
8 April, AWARE Centre
Free legal clinic for women in need of legal advice. Register through the helpline. More details here

Getting to know AWARE night
15 April, AWARE Centre
Learn about AWARE and make new friends. That’s what our New Members’ Nights are about. Get the details
50 Plus Expo
3-4 April, Suntec City
Come and celebrate, energise,inspire and rejuvenate at this 50 Plus Expo. Find out here.

Do you have any AWARE memorabilia?
We are looking for photographs, flyers, letters, news cuttings, souvenirs - any memento you may have of AWARE or of your participation in AWARE’s activities.  We are building up and digitizing our archives and we would be very grateful if you would donate (or loan to us) any items you have. Call Priyanka at 67797137 or email her at [email protected] if you can help us in this effort.

Spring-cleaning at the AWARE Centre
We need to clear up our storerooms and reorganize our AWARE resource centre. We’d welcome a helping hand if you have some time.  For more information call Priyanka at 67797137 or email her at [email protected]

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