SNOW 2015 Early Bird Incentive
As you may have heard, we are dedicating the month of November to one of our key focus areas: Ending Violence Against Women (VAW). We are hosting educational events, launching fundraising campaigns, revamping our VAW campaign, Help Anna, and much more. We are doing this in honor of the the UN Secretary-General’s declaration of every 25 November to 10 December as 16...
Hom Yoga x Singapore Committee for UN Women
Our long-time merchant partner, Hom Yoga, is back to work ever more closely with Singpore Committee for UN Women to facilitate greater giving for empowerment programmes in the region.
Hom Yoga's focus for 2015 surrounds Singapore Committee for UN Women's Help Anna campaign, and will channel their attention towards raising awareness toward the different types of violence that women...
Interested in joining the team? We're hiring!
Singapore Committee for UN Women offers internships that give participants the opportunity to learn about and contribute to providing solutions for issues affecting women and girls in Singapore and in the region. Internship durations may vary from a minimum of 6 months to 1 year.
To apply for an internship position, please complete the form or contact the relevant persons stated...
2014's Top 5 Moments
At Singapore Committee for UN Women we know that our goal of creating a just world for women and girls is ambitious, some even say impossible. We believe that change, though sometimes incremental, is happening. To both celebrate and highlight this, check out our picks for the top five moments for women’s empowerment in 2014:
Gifts that Give Back: Shop our Holiday Store
Thinking to yourself about the types of gifts you want to buy your loved ones?
Our charity gifts help to transform the lives of women and girls both within Singapore and the region. Choose from a range of presents to suit all your friends any family – from our famous tote bag, to our brand new gifts! View our full charity gift range below.
November is End Violence Against Women Month
November is an important time for UN Women because it is a time we reflect and pay special attention to the critical issue of gender-based violence.
16 Days to End Violence Against Women: 25 November to 10th December
The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign has declared every 25 November, and the following 16 days as the...
Help Anna campaign re-launch
The statistics below, taken from the UN Secretary General's Campaign to End Violence Against Women, demonstrate how far we still have to go to eliminate all forms of gender violence:
100 MILLION Annas are “missing” due to prenatal sex selection
Up to 50% of sexual assaults are committed against Annas UNDER THE AGE OF 16.
Over 60 MILLION Annas worldwide are child...
Annual SNOW gala and Buy to Save raise funds to end gender violence
Singapore Committee for UN Women is committed to changing mindsets through public education about gender issues within Singapore, while raising funds to adequately support regional programmes.
Locally, we have reached more than 100,000 students, business leaders, and activists within Singapore since 2010 alone. With the help of our partners in civil society, government, and the private...
Spotlight on Buy to Save Regional Beneficiaries
Buy to Save is unlike most fundraisers in Singapore. It gathers the best of pre-loved designer clothing and accessories for a three-day only sale. Proceeds benefit Singapore Committee for UN Women’s local campaigns and regional beneficiaries working to end violence against women.
As you know, as a self-funded Singapore-based charity, we fund our local and regional programmes aimed...
New Member benefits for Singapore Committee for UN Women Members
As a Member of the Singapore Committee for UN Women, you play an important role in facilitating our work in Singapore. This includes Public Education campaigns in the areas of:
Ending violence against women
Leadership & Participation
Memberships start at $50 for one year and go to $90 for two years and $125 for three years. Click here to become...
Fundraisers needed to help end gender violence
Be a Fundraiser
Want to help fund life-changing programs in both Singapore and the region for women and girls? Want to do it with the comfort and flexibility of doing it from your own home? We are recruiting a team of digital ambassadors that will help sustain the critical programmes we support towards ending violence against women.
How to get involved
Spotlight of SNOW gala Chef: Julien Royer
We spent some time with the Chef De Cusine of Jaan, the featured chef of our annual gala SNOW (Say No to the Oppression of Women). Check out the interview below.
Why have you decided to get involved with SNOW?
It was a very simple decision. When we have been approached for the first time, it didn’t take us long to realize that it is a very good cause that we would like...
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Women in Leadership Summit 2015
29th - 30th January 2015 | 0830 - 1700
We are excited to announce that as partners for the 2015 Women in Leadership Summit, we are able to offer exclusive member benefits to our community of supporters to attend. Be inspired by Singapore’s most successful and highly accomplished women leaders and hear how they overcame challenges to succeed in their workplace.
From the 29-30th January 2015, the Women in Leadership Summit...
Modern and Natural Eating for Health with Sujyot Sakhrani
10 Feb 2015 (Tue) | 19:00 - 21:00
Join us this February for the first of a series of talks by Sujyot Sakhrani, founder and senior nutritional consultant at Biotailer: The Clinical and Holistic Nutrition Company. This month, Sujyot will focus on healthy modern and natural eating. All proceeds will benefit Singapore Committee for UN Women.
Biotailor is an international biotech consulting company operating in Hong Kong, Singapore...
Redefining Narratives: Re-visioning Dominant Belief Systems
12 Feb 2015 (Thu) | 19:00 - 21:00
Following the success of our first ‘Redefining Narratives’ event, Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to a workshop exploring traditional Chinese narratives and the ways in which they can be used to positively affect gender equality.
Stories determine who we are and how we behave as a society. An analysis and rewrite of negative narratives along with a celebration of...
11 Mar to 13 Mar 2015 (Wed - Fri) | 10:00 - 13:00
Human Trafficking, an egregious crime that has enslaved millions of people, has been making itself more present in institutional processes over recent years. This March, Singapore Committee for UN Women will be hosting the country’s premiere conference, Biz@TIP, bringing together business leaders and global experts to tackle this important issue.
Sponsored by the Singapore Inter-Agency...
Book Club: 'The Rape of Nanking'
26 Mar 2015 (Thu) | 19:00 - 20:30
Join us this March for a discussion of The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II, an exploration of the systematic rape, torture, and murder of more than 300,000 Chinese civilians by Japanese invaders from the perspective of the perpetrators and the civilians.
This bimonthly book club led by Singapore Committee for UN Women showcases local and international fiction and...
Book Club: 'The Left Hand of Darkness'
28 May 2015 (Thu) | 19:00 - 20:30
Join us this May for a discussion of The Left Hand of Darkness, a science fiction novel exploring the journey of a lone human emissary on a planet whose inhabitants can choose - and change - their gender. While completing his mission, the human emissary befriends a native of the planet, raising several questions about the subjective nature of gender and gender roles and their consequent effect...