April 20, 2011
News & Views
"Bitches in heat": Insults aimed at women in the public eye
Female public figures regularly get flamed with sexually violent language by anonymous Internet commenters. Itís time for the gendered insults to stop, says writer Lisa Li. Read her views here.
The Singapore Women's Charter celebrates its 50th year
Read the speech given by social activist and former AWARE president Constance Singam at the March 25 launch of two books marking the Charter's 50th anniversary here.
Plus, two new books explain why the Charter remains a groundbreaking piece of legislation. Read more about these publications here.
The determined dames of Dagenham
New movie Made In Dagenham highlights how female factory workers fought for equal pay in 1960s Britain. AWARE intern Kylie Goh reflects on the film's message of equality here.
What's On
Interested in research? Volunteers needed!
April 28, 7pm to 9pm
Learn about volunteering opportunities and research and advocacy projects at AWARE by joining our discussion session. More details here.
Videographers, illustrators and actors needed!
April 29, 7.30pm
Be part of the CEDAW Shadow Report committee's exciting new visual media project. Learn more here.
Meet Anuradha Koirala, a CNN Hero Of The Year in 2010
May 18, 7.30pm
Get to know the Nepalese activist whose work combats the sexual exploitation of women and children. Sign up here.

The Blue Mansion is available on DVD
Fans of Singapore cinema can now add this quirky murder mystery to their DVD collection. Find out how here.