7 April 2010

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News & Views

Singapore’s top female talent unite for AWARE concert

They are some of Singapore’s most talented women, and they are joining forces in June for an unprecedented evening of music, song and laughter to celebrate women and 25 years of AWARE. Find out why these accomplished women are so keen to perform for AWARE, and then quickly book your seats before they’re sold out! Tickets go on sale at Sistic on April 8th.More
AWARE ED would like to hear from members
It was a whirlwind of activity from the minute she took office as AWARE’s first Executive Director, but CORINNA LIM is not complaining because it’s all been very positive and productive. She is full of plans and is keen to listen to what members have to say. Read her message to the AWARE community.


Harassment: Protect your organization

The problem of workplace harassment has been in the news recently  Sexual harassment in the workplace affects staff morale, lowers productivity and tarnishes an organisation’s reputation. AWARE is launching its workplace sexual harassment programme soon. If you are involved in shaping HR policies, come to our launch event and find out how you can protect your organisation from the fallout from workplace harassment. Get the details.

The woman who went against the norm – in the 4th century

She was the first woman astronomer,and the first woman to make a major contribution to the development of mathematics.But the achievements of Greek philosopher Hypatia were forgotten and buried under the 'heroics' of his-story.CONSTANCE SINGHAM did some research into Hypatia and tells her story.

Women World Wide

Hissa Lilal is covered from head to toe in a traditional Arabic cloak, but from behind the veil  she is setting her conservative Saudi Arabian homeland alight with her blistering poetry about the conservative shift in Arab society. We bring you this and other links to the latest news about women around the world. Take a look

What's On
Human Rights in Singapore
8 April, Earshot Cafe
Human rights group MARUAH is launching a quarterly Pillar Talks series. The first talk will be on ‘Human Rights in Singapore History: Questions, Assertions or Parenthesis?” Click here for more.

Storytelling for Adults
9-10 April, The Substation
Come listen to stories and join hero(ine)s on their journeys as they find reserves of strength and wisdom they didn’t know they had. Get details here. .
Getting to know AWARE night
15 April, AWARE Centre
Learn about AWARE and make new friends. That’s what our Getting  to know AWARE nights are about. Get the details
Become a fan
If you are on Facebook, show that you are AWARE - become a fan
Legal Clinic
22 April, AWARE Centre
Free legal clinic for women in need of legal advice. Register through the helpline. More details here

Manager, AWARE Support Services

Can you lead our Support Services team and expand our reach to women who are going through a difficult period? Get the details here.

Substation needs an Accounts Executive

Substation is hiring an Accounts Executive who can work independently. It’s a full-time position, with CPF, annual leave, child sick days leave and medical benefits. Click here for details
Do you have any AWARE memorabilia?

We are urgently looking for photographs, flyers, letters, news cuttings, souvenirs - any memento you may have of AWARE or of your participation in AWARE’s activities.  We are building up and digitizing our archives and we would be very grateful if you would donate (or loan to us) any items you have. Call Priyanka at 67797137 or email her at [email protected] if you can help us in this effort.Last date of submission is April 20.
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