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Check out the latest news and happenings at AWARE
July 28, 2011

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AWARE's fruitful week at the United Nations

After years of preparation, AWARE's CEDAW team saw our hard work pay off with our successful lobbying efforts at the United Nations. Read about our trip here, and our UN presentation here. Get highlights from the Singapore government's UN presentation here.


Battling over the moral meaning of gender equality

Socio-political commentator Alex Au reviews a new book that analyses the wider implications of the 2009 AWARE saga. Read his take here.

Is a female President impossible?

Sparse female representation at the highest levels of Singapore’s public and private sectors effectively makes this a pipe dream. Find out more here.

7 reasons you can't retire

Find out how to ensure a financially secure retirement here. Need more help? Sign up for AWARE's useful course about financial planning, personal budgeting and debt management here.


Arts fest Etiquette's inaugural film event

Profits from ticket sales for this Aug 5 & 6 showcase of female film-makers will be donated to AWARE. Find out more about this event here.

CEDAW 101 Workshop

Learn how to use the Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to advocate for woman's rights in Singapore at this Aug 16 session. Sign up here.

Roundtable Discussion: Stories from Geylang

This Aug 18 session explores challenges faced by sex workers and relevant laws and policing methods. Speaker Wong Yock Leng volunteers with Project X, a group that works for the welfare of sex workers. Register for this event here.