24 February 2011
News & Views
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Women's Choices, Women's Lives: Shaping the Next 25 Years
AWARE, together with the National University of Singapore Society (NUSS), is organising Women’s Choices, Women’s Lives: Shaping the Next 25 Years on 5th March at Kent Ridge Guild Hall.
The Case for Paternity Leave
There are many reasons for Singapore’s low birth rate, but two important factors in trying to reverse the trend are better support for parenting responsibilities and policies that promote gender equality.
A Woman’s Perspective on the Budget
Better childcare centres, more support for caregivers and improved transparency of budget allocation. That's what AWARE is calling for in this year's budget.  Full story.

Offering Her Breasts For Science
Medical students feeling her up is all in a day’s work for Genital Teaching Associate, Jaclyn Chan.
Misogynist Airwaves
A 987 DJ's on-air comments objectify women and reinforce unhealthy attitudes towards beauty. But listener Nina Carlina's complaint letter to the station went unheard. Find out more here.
What's On
Gender Matters: Workshop 2
March 3rd, 7pm - 9pm
In the second installment of the Gender Matters series, we explore The Princess Ideology and debunk the gender messages that are embedded in fairy tales, art and culture. An interesting discussion on feminism. 
Read more and register here.

AWARE Needs Helpliners
Are you a good listener? Do you want to assist women in distress? Volunteer at AWARE by becoming a phone helpliner. Training sessions are every Tuesday evening from 22nd March onward.