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Check out the latest news and happenings at AWARE
November 2012

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New safeguard for minors in the VSA

Thanks to AWARE's lobbying efforts, an additional safeguard for minors has been implemented under the Voluntary Sterilization Act. Each case involving minors now has to be reviewed by a Hospital Ethics Committee. Read more here.


Including the poor in an inclusive society

On the International day for the Eradication of Poverty, our Research & Advocacy team took the opportunity to consider the feminisation of poverty in Singapore, and how it can be overcome. Read more here.

AWARE supports men's rights as fathers

In light of the NTUC's call for fathers to get two weeks' paid paternity leave, AWARE has recommended that more policies be implemented to support shared parenting. Read our recommendations here.

Gender equality must take centrestage in shaping population policies

Gender equality must become a guiding principle in shaping population policies - this was the focus of AWARE's recommendations to the National Population and Talent Division (NPTD). Read our suggestions here and here

How to hide your personal info on Facebook

Managing your privacy on Facebook can be a challenging and intimidating task. Our guide leads you through the complexities. Find out more here.


Employee's Guide To Dealing With Workplace Sexual Harassment

If you are a victim of incidents of workplace sexual harassment which leave you feeling uncomfortable and/or offended, help is at hand. Get professional assistance through our Employee's Guide to Dealing with Workplace Sexual Harassment course from 27 to 29 Nov. Find out more here.

Managers' Guide To Dealing With Workplace Sexual Harassment

If your company does not have a clear policy against sexual harassment, and you want to change that, join us at our course on 30 Nov to find out more about workplace sexual harassment, and what you can do to stop it. Get the details here.

Roundtable Discussion: Marital Rape

As part of our commemoration of the 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender Violence, AWARE will be conducting a roundtable discussion on marital rape on 6 Dec. Learn more here.