12 August 2010
News & Views
Living with Leukemia
We don’t go through life expecting bad things to happen, so when something awful does occur it can be very traumatic and life-changing. CAROLYN OEI talks to a woman who was rocked to her core when her young daughter was diagnosed with leukemia. Read on.
We need women who can help other women
If you have empathy in your weekday schedule, you’re just what we need for our Helpline and Befrienders services. The next training sessions kick off in early September. Sign up and help us help women in distress.
A Secular Society Interrupted
Those who argue that a secular system is lacking in values are being arrogant and patronising, says CONSTANCE SINGAM as she continues her discussion about secularism. They deny the possibility of moral human beings whose actions are governed by their innate sense of goodness. More information.

Feminists Are Tarzans
When PAMELA NG joined a women's group in her college days, she did so because she wanted to make a difference. And not, as some thought, because she was an angry, unattractive, chest-beating female with enough underarm hair to braid and form bridges over gender issues. Read on.
Help Hinder Human Trafficking
More than a million young people and children are trafficked each year for sexual exploitation and cheap labour. Join the call for governments to do something about this cruel and criminal activity. How to help.
Women World Wide
Germany’s Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that the law denying unwed fathers custody rights to their children without the mother’s permission is unconstitutional, opening the way for automatic joint custody. More articles.
Wanted: Communications Executive (Part Time)
We are looking for a part-time Communications Executive to be part of our professional team.
Further details.
Wanted: Manager of AWARE Training Institute
(Full Time)

The AWARE Training Institute (“ATI”) is looking for a dynamic manager to organise and market its training and programmes focused on helping women reach their highest potential (“Training Programmes”). The Manager will market ATI’s new programmes, including workplace sexual harassment and Financial Intelligence programmes.More information. 
Wanted: Research and Advocacy Director
AWARE seeks a Research and Advocacy Director (RAD) to develop, implement and manage AWARE’s Research and Advocacy capabilities. Learn more.

 Wanted: Part Time Accountant for aidha
aidha is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to ‘enriching lives through financial education.’We are a young and enthusiastic organization looking for a part-time accountant for one day per week for our accounts. The salary would be 400 SGD per month and the suitable person could start immediately. Interested?
Wanted: Research Assistant
An independent writer seeks a research assistant to work on subjects relating to the postmodern, urbanism and cultural studies.  Learn more.
What's On
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You're a woman, and that can make you a target not just for unwelcome attention but also unexpected and vicious attacks. Learn how to defend yourself in any situation. Learn how to fight back as a woman, and win. Join us in our special workshop.  
Movie Night: Erin Brokovich
Join us for the third meeting of the AWARE Film Club and the screening of Erin Brockowich, the 2000 movie that won Julia Roberts an Oscar for Best Actress. More details.
Date: 14 August 2010, Saturday
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Where: AWARE Centre — map
Film: Erin Brockovich (PG)
Keep this date free
August 28, 2010
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year will be held on Saturday 28 August. Mark the date now in your calendar and keep the afternoon free. A formal notice has been sent to all members. If you have not renewed your membership yet, please RENEW your MEMBERSHIP NOW by logging in on the sidebar on the right, so that you will receive the notice. More.

What's On Elsewhere

Call Me Georgia, Hon!
Date: 10 September 2010
Time: 8pm
Venue: Esplanade Recital Studio
Ticket price: $25; tickets can be purchased from www.buyticket.sg
Contact details: email [email protected] or call 82915302
The Sing Song Club presents this evening a programme of songs written for women, about women; songs about their lives and journeys, trials and tribulations, and how these women deal with what life throws at them. More details.