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Check out the latest news and happenings at AWARE
October 2013

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AWARE Centre

Blk 5 Dover Crescent
Singapore 130005

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


Art meets activism at the We Can! Arts Fest

On 8 December, come break the silence of violence at the We Can! Arts Festival. Artists, activists, and survivors are coming together in an exciting lineup to interrogate the different forms of violence around us. Click here to get your ticket now!


'Fair employment' must go beyond nationality

The government's Fair Consideration Framework can be a starting point to end all forms of employment discrimination in Singapore, such as that based on gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Click here to read our op-ed in the Straits Times.

Gender dimension to inequality in Singapore

Statistics show that women earn less than men in Singapore, depriving many of financial stability, and access to adequate healthcare and CPF savings. Click here to read our op-ed in the Straits Times.

Issues in the news

Several issues about women and gender equality have been in the news this month. Read our letters in the Straits Times and TODAY on housing for singles, sexual harassment, and the need for expanded National Service.

Our new Programmes & Communications Manager

AWARE is restructuring! The newly created Programmes & Communications Department will now be ready to respond to today's accelerating policy development. Jolene Tan, a seasoned feminist campaigner, has joined us as the Senior Manager for this department.


Children come together to Be the Change

On 12 November, join the We Can! campaign at the Be the Change Exposition, where children from more than 30 schools come together to identify real issues, from bullying to body image, and transform them into real change. Click here to register for this free event.

Become a Change Maker today!

Join the We Can! End All Violence Against Women campaign! Sign a pledge to take action against violence in your own life, attend our next Change Maker workshop on 6 November or 4 December, and come for the Arts Festival on 8 December!

CEO position at local social enterprise open!

aidha, an award-winning social enterprise working to empower lower income and migrant workers, is recruiting a new CEO and Business Development Consultant. If you're looking for an opportunity to help others while fulfiling your potential as a leader, aidha is looking for you!