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May 2014

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AWARE Centre

Blk 5 Dover Crescent
#01-22
Singapore 130005

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

www.aware.org.sg

 
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AWARE launches centre for assault survivors

The new Sexual Assault Care Centre offers survivors of sexual assault walk-in consultations with a social worker, a helpline (6779 0282, Monday-Friday, 10am to midnight), counselling and befriender service, and legal advice.
 

NEWS & VIEWS

Civil society statement on racism and xenophobia

More than 12 organisations and 30 individuals have signed a statement expressing alarm at the recent surge of racism and xenophobia in Singapore. If you'd like to add your name, drop us an email at [email protected]
 

What does it mean to be pro-family?

In our society, families come in many forms. Our approach to families must place justice and equality at its core. Read our op-ed in the Straits Times on taking a different approach to families and our letter on how Singapore can do more to support family life for all.
 

Nominations for the AWARE Awards are open!

Do you know anyone who has furthered gender equality in Singapore? Nominate them for the AWARE Awards 2014! You can also nominate those who perpetuate sexist attitudes for the ALAMAK Award. Click here to nominate!
 

Gender equality in the press

Read our letters on helping victims of abuse, changing CPF to help vulnerable groups, discrimination against foreign wives, improving gender diversity of boards, and our statement on the proposed penalties against perpetrators of sexual assault.
 

WHAT'S ON

We Can! campaign launches Youth Year

This Saturday, come challenge gender stereotypes at SHATTER, the event launching We Can! Youth Year. Artists and youth are coming together to share powerful personal stories and speak up against stereotypes. Join us at *SCAPE at 3pm on 7 June.
 

AWARE's fundraising ball is on 25 August

Mark your calendars for our annual fundraiser, the Crystal Ball 2014. On 25 August, join us at the Regent Hotel for a night of great company, delicious food and fun entertainment for a good cause. See how you can contribute.
 

Wanted: Research & Advocacy Coordinator

AWARE is hiring! If you would like to contribute to our research and advocacy work for gender equality in Singapore, click here to see the job description. Application deadline is 10 June.