Expand your impact on Microsoft YouthSpark Bonus Day
GlobalGiving x Microsoft YouthSpark Bonus DayApril 14 (Tuesday) 09.00pm SGT - April 15 (Wednesday) 11.59am SGT
As we have dedicated the month of April to shedding light on the economic empowerment of women and girls, we're excited to announce a partnership with Microsoft to match 50% of your donation towards our Girls2Pioneers campaign.
From the evening of April...
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...
5 gender gaps Singapore women still face in 2015, IWD Op-Ed by Trina Liang-Lin
by Trina Liang-LinPresidentSingapore Committee for UN WomenFor The Sunday TimesPublished on Mar 8, 2015
Equality is represented twice on the Singapore flag. First, in the colour red symbolising the equality and universal brotherhood of man. The second, as one of the five starsstanding for ideals that also include democracy, peace, progress and justice....
Your Membership Benefits 2015
In addition to supporting a noble cause, your Membership entitles you to voting on important decisions at our Annual General Meeting, priority registration at our public education events, and discount offers and privileges* with our Merchant Partners listed below:
Your 2015 Member Benefits with our Merchant Partners
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#MakeItHappen this IWD by Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time when we take stock of how far women’s rights have come and recognize how far we have yet to go. This year, the theme for International Women’s Day is is #MakeItHappen. But what are we making happen? How do we go about creating...
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...
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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Report Launch of 'The Female Millennial: A New Era of Talent'
Apr 2 2015 (Thu) | 18:00 - 20:00
What can organisations do to create the right environment to attract, engage, develop and retain the female millennial?
To mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March 2015, PwC recently released a new report "The female millennial: A new era of talent" which identifies eight key themes which are integral to the successful attraction, engagement, development and retention...
'Girl Rising' - Film Screening and Discussion
Apr 21 2015 (Tue) | 19:00 - 21:00
Join us for a screening of Girl Rising, a film about the ways in which education can break cycles of poverty, violence and oppression. The screening will include a selection of stories of girls who have benefitted from having access to education from various parts of the world and will be followed by a discussion about the ways in which educating girls can benefit them and their communities...
Combatting Malnutrition Through Education
Apr 22 2015 (Wed) | 19:00 - 20:30
Join us for a conversation with Rosaria Martins Da Cruz, Founder and Director of HIAM Health, a Timorese NGO serving as a malnutrition rehabilitation and education centre for children under the age of five. HIAM aims to work with the Government to use education as a tool to eradicate malnutrition within Timor. Come hear from this inspirational woman looking to promote human rights and equal...
Chartering Change - Inspiring Leadership Through Novel Initiatives
Apr 23 2015 (Thu) | 19:00 - 20:30
Join us as our Executive Director, Pia Bruce, talks about the importance of inspiring gender diversity in leadership and our work in this field through an array of initiatives focusing on the youth who will shape our future and migrant women, a vulnerable group in our midst, who UN Women also supports in their home countries.
We aim to generate an interest in community service, social entrepreneurship...
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...