Check out the latest news and happenings at AWARE
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Check out the latest news and happenings at AWARE
November 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


The We Can! Arts Fest is in a week!

Come listen to brave survivors share their stories and break the silence of violence at the Arts Fest this Sunday (8 December). Click here to buy your ticket now. Tickets will be available at the door too!


Taking on gender violence through social media

How can we help stop violence in public and private spaces? Watch our video on bystander intervention in Orchard Road, and go behind closed doors in Blk 2511, a new Facebook app, to learn more about how we can all help!

Stronger protection against harassment coming!

We have been working hard to keep sexual harassment in the public eye, and have good news! Minister for Law K Shanmugam announced that stronger anti-harassment laws will be put up by early next year. Click here to read our report.

Issues in the news

Several issues about gender equality have been in the news this month. Read our letters in the Straits Times and TODAY on the hijab debate, access to abortion, violence against women, sexual violence and body image issues.

The perplexing case of Purple Light

Last month, MINDEF banned the singing of lyrics about rape from the Purple Light marching song, after AWARE raised concerns. Why did the banning of misogynistic lyrics bother some people so much? Read our views.


Roundtable: Women with HIV-Positive Partners

Our next roundtable is on 9 December! AWARE will share the results of our recent study on the attitudes, sexual practices and concerns of women with HIV or living with HIV-positive partners. Click here to register!

Seeking new Board members!

2014 is an election year at AWARE! If you have been an Ordinary AWARE member for at least two years, you're eligible to join the AWARE Board. Come down for an info session on 7 or 11 December to learn more. Register now!

Gender Matters workshop - History of feminism

What exactly is feminism? The answer varies, and many misconceptions prevail. Come for our interactive workshop on 14 January 2014 to explore the history of feminism and understand its evolution. Click here to register.