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...
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...
Announcing Project Inspire 2014 Winners
Two inspired young finalists saw their projects recognised and awarded at the Project Inspire 2014 Grand Finals which were held in Singapore yesterday. Their inspirational projects transforming the lives of disadvantaged women in Vietnam and Cambodia received grants totalling US$35,000.
Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World 2014, co-organized by Singapore Committee...
Spotlight of SNOW Gala Special Guest
SPOTLIGHT ON SNOW 2014 SPECIAL GUEST
DR. ALAA MURABIT
With just five weeks to our annual gala, SNOW (Say No to the Oppression of Women), we wanted to point the spotlight on the evening's special guest. What a woman. After graduating from high school at the age of 15, Alaa Murabit went on to receive her Medical Doctorate. At...
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Film Screening and Discussion with Kiran Bedi
15 Jan 2015 (Thu) | 18:00 - 21:00
The Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to the screening of Yes Madam, Sir, a film showcasing the life of Dr Kiran Bedi, the first woman to join the Indian Police Services followed by a post film discussion with the inspiring Kiran Bedi.
Most recently, Dr Bedi has been appointed as the Director General of India's Bureau of Police Research and Development. Earlier, she served...
Glamorous Giving Charity Sale
Jan 21, 2015 (Wed) & Jan 22, 2015 (Thu) | 18:00 - 21:00 (Wed) & 10:00 - 16:00 (Thu)
Glamorous Giving 3 – A Fashion and Homewares Clearance Sale in Support of the Singapore Committee for UN Women
Glamorous Giving, the fashion, accessories and homewares clearance sale organized by jewellery brand Stones that Rock, is back for the third time, this time bigger and better than ever. The event has now grown to feature over 30 independent local brands, designers...
Book Club: 'The Dressmaker of Khair Khana'
22 Jan 2015 (Thu) | 19:00 - 20:30
This bimonthly book club led by Singapore Committee for UN Women showcases local and international fiction and non-fiction works through a gender lens.
Join us this January for a discussion of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana, the inspiring story of a resilient Afghan woman, an unlikely entrepreneur who, through grit and determination mobilised her community under the Taliban regime.
'Persepolis' Film Screening
27 Jan 2015 (Tue) | 19:00 - 21:00
Join us for a screening and discussion of Persepolis, a film that explores the poignant story of an outspoken young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution and her global journey in search of home.
The film is based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Satrapi idealistically watches the Iranian Revolution of 1979....
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...
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...