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...
Spotlight on SNOW Gala Beneficiary Project
12 cents a day?
You may be asking yourself what 12 cents could possibly accomplish. For 12 cents a day, one survivor of gender-based violence can receive comprehensive counselling, support, protection.
Proceeds from our 2013 Say No to the Oppression of Women (SNOW) fundraising gala benefited 10,000 women in the Karenni refugee camps on the Thailand-Myanmar border, where domestic violence...
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...
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...
600+ Students Attend Leadership Workshop
Inspiring Leaders in the Global Community (Paya Lebar Methodist Girls Secondary School Annual Leadership Conference): Wednesday 13th August 2014, 14:00-18:00, PLMGSS Agape Concert Hall, 296 Lor Ah Soo, Singapore 536742
On Wednesday the 13th of August the Singapore Committee for UN Women partnered with the Paya Lebar Methodist Girls Secondary School on their annual leadership conference....
Shop for gifts with heart supporting Singapore Committee for UN Women
Guilt free shopping! Check out these charity sales and gift ideas benefitting Singapore Committee for UN Women.
Aug 27 (Wed) | 18:00 - 21: 00Aug 28 (Thu) | 10:00 - 18:0022 Camden ParkSingapore 299814(Hollandse Club)
Join us at the historic Hollandse...
Joining forces to #UNselfie: Giving Tuesday Sg
This year Singapore Committee for UN Women and the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Association (NVPC) are joining forces to promote #GivingTuesdaySG as national day of giving one’s time, money, or voice. #GivingTuesdaySG is on December 2, 2014 and was created to be a positive counter narrative to the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We are calling on companies,...
Special Announcement: Gala Guest of Honor Confirmed
We're pleased to share our Guest of Honour and Special Guest speakers for our annual gala: SNOW.
Countdown to the 2014 Project Inspire Grand Final
In just over a month, we announce the winner of Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard’s annual social innovation competition, Project Inspire. This year, we received an impressive 503 entries from 70 countries around the world; from Afghanistan to Australia, Canada to Cambodia, Papua New Guinea to Palestine, the Ukraine to Uganda and beyond.
Now in its fourth year, Project...
Engaging youth in philanthropy, impact investing, and social enterprise
This weekend, Singapore Committee for UN Women partnered with Nexus Singapore Youth Summit to engage young people in becoming future changemakers. Founded in 2011, Nexus is a global conference to galvanize young investors, social entrepreneurs and their allies to advance philanthropy, impact investing and social entrepreneurship. This year, Nexus hosted its innagural Singapore conference...
#HeforShe event draws reflection
On 10th July, the Singapore Committee for UN Women in partnership with Equal Community Foundation and the Wee Kim Wee Centre @ SMU, held a presentation and discussion on the ways in which more men can be involved in the movement to end violence against women. This event was organised in collaboration with UN Women’s campaign #HeforShe, that highlights the importance of changing the...
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'Desert Flower' Film Screening
2 Oct, 2014 (Thu) | 17:15-19:30
The Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to a film screening of Desert Flower the powerful story of the life of Somali supermodel Waris Dirie, who is now a UN spokesperson campaigning against female genital mutilation.
Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad was originally an autobiographical book published in 1998 about the life of Somali model, Waris Dirie....
Charity Yoga Session: 108 Sun Salutations
October 11, 2014 (Sat) | 11:00 - 13:00
The Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to join us for 108 Sun Salutations with Leigh Sari and Yun from Hom Yoga.
The proceeds from 108 Sun Salutations will go to Singapore Committee for UN Women, supporting women’s empowerment initiatives in Singapore and the region. Hom Yoga will generous match every dollar of your session fee.
$15 per personContact Hom Yoga at +65...
14 Oct, 2014 (Tue) | 19:00 - 21:00
The Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to a panel discussion featuring amazing men in STEM who, having understood the importance of progress for women, are working towards empowering women within their fields. Join us to find out more about the positive impact of empowering women in STEM can have on society.
This event is in line with UN Women’s campaign #HeforShe that...
Trafficking in Persons Webinar
28 Oct, 2014 (Tue) | 19:30-21:00
The Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to a webinar with Diana Mao, Co-founder and President of Nomi Network who will explore the reintegration of survivors of sex trafficking within society. Diana Mao received a B.A. in Business Economics/Accounting and Chinese at the University of California Santa Barbara and a Masters in Public Administration at Wagner, New York University. Nomi...
'No Woman, No Cry' Film Screening
29 Oct, 2014 (Wed) | 19:00 - 21:00
No Woman, No Cry is a powerful documentary about maternal health and the challenges faced by pregnant women in four parts of the world: a remote Maasai tribe in Tanzania, a slum in Bangladesh, a post-abortion care ward in Guatemala, and a prenatal clinic in the United States.
No one should die while giving life. Yet every day, nearly 1000 women die in childbirth or due to a complication...
30 Oct 2014 [Thu] | 19:00 - 21:00
Stories determine who we are and how we behave as a society. The Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to a session that will attempt to recreate a gender friendly society be rewriting these narratives.
We invite you to rewrite either your favourite childhood tale or a story that infuriated or confused you to create a genuine gender balance and be a part of the discussion about how...
Book Club: 'The Good Women of China'
20 Nov, 2014 (Thu) | 19:00 - 20:30
The Singapore Committee for UN Women invites you to a discussion on the book, The Good Women of China, the gendered nuances within patriarchal societies and the consequent opportunities for women’s empowerment.
The Good Women of China, a book by Xue Xinran and Ran Xin, is primarily composed of interviews Xinran conducted during her time as a radio broadcaster for the programme, ‘Words...