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Check out the latest news and happenings at AWARE
August 2013

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(Mon - Fri: 3pm - 9:30pm)

AWARE Centre

Blk 5 Dover Crescent
Singapore 130005

Tel +65) 6779 7137
Fax (+65) 6777 0318


Calling all artists for the 'We Can!' Arts Fest!

We invite proposals for the 'We Can! Weekend', an arts festival organised by the We Can End All Violence Against Women campaign to raise awareness about gender-based violence. Send in your proposal by 23 September! More details here.


Wanted: Programmes and Communications Senior Manager

Join AWARE full-time! We are looking for an experienced manager for the new Programmes and Communications Department, responsible for public campaigns, communications, and the AWARE Training Institute (ATI) and events. Click here for details, and apply by 19 September!

NDR Speech 2013: A step in the right direction, but more needed

AWARE is heartened by the policy shifts outlined by PM Lee in the National Day Rally speech 2013. Much, however, is left to be done to ensure the overall well-being of all Singaporeans. Click here to read our press release.

Young minds and bodies: Is ignorance bliss?

Sex education in Singapore mainly advocates abstinence to youth. However, ignorance of contraceptive methods can have serious physical and mental consequences for these youth. Click here to read our op-ed on these dangers.

'Come Out, Come Home' in Singapore

AWARE respects everyone's right to live the life they want. We support queer rights group Sayoni's 'Come Out, Come Home' movement that encourage LGBTQ persons in Singapore to come out and feel comfortable about their sexuality. Read more about this initiative here.


Roundtable on Harmful Constructions of Women in Sex Ed

AWARE's next roundtable is coming up on 19 September! Join us to discuss the dangerous constructions of young women in abstinence-only sex education programmes, and learn about alternative approaches to sex education for youth. Click here for more details.

The AWARE Helpline is looking for volunteers!

The next training for Singapore's only helpline for women starts on 8 October, 2013. If you're a woman above the age of 23, interested in helping women in need in Singapore, click here to apply by 15 September.

Last chance to get your ticket for AWARE's Big Red Ball!

AWARE's fabulous annual fundraiser is on 16 September, with a fantastic lineup of entertainment and prizes.We hope to raise $250,000 for our programmes and services. Tickets are running out fast, so click here to reserve your spot now!