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President's Message – First Month on the Job

icon 80x80-presidentsmessageUnlike babies, whose first month in the world is usually celebrated with gifts of eggs and cakes to friends and well-wishes, the first month of being on a new job usually passes by uneventfully.

Walking in the Footsteps of our Foremothers

icon 80x80-heritagewalkSCWO and the National Heritage Board organized a walking tour of landmarks in the city centre which were significant to 10 of the honorees in the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame.

I Celebrated my 21st Birthday with Star Shelter Residents

icon 80x80-dulcieshimmenInstead of throwing a big party, volunteer Dulcie Shimmen decided to do something extraordinary in celebration of her 21st birthday. She celebrated this special day with the Star Shelter residents. She explained why she did this.

Mind Your Money: Preparing for a Rainy Day

icon 80x80-mindyourmoneyIt is never too late to prepare yourself for the unexpected. Empower yourself with knowledge and take charge again.

Laura Hwang – SCWO President 2010 to 2014: Overview

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It has been a great honour for me to have served as your President for 2010-2014, and in looking back over the 6 years that I have been privileged to have been on your Board, I can only say that this journey with SCWO has been a wonderful and enriching time for me.

“Daddy Days” Can Make a Difference

icon 80x80-paternityleavePaternity Leave – Not only is it good for fathers by allowing time to bond with the newborn, but it benefits children too.

Another Successful Bazaar!

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The much-awaited New2U Bazaar which took place on Saturday, 17 May was another resounding success!

UN ECOSOC Grants Special Consultative Status to SCWO

icon 80x80-unhqECOSOC serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to Member States and the United Nations system.

DId You Know?

icon 80x80-janetlimThe Singapore Women's Hall of Fame (SWHF) website documents interesting information in the path of women in Singapore – the changes in policies and laws as well as the initiative’s and achievements of individual women.

Dancing with the 'Stars"

icon 80x80-dancingwiththestarsStar Shelter residents learn more than dance moves, through dancing and performing at the shelter’s in-house events, they have learnt to be more confident about themselves, also to be more expressive and creative.

Members' Events

Support Group for Women Going Through Divorce

icon 80x80-awarelogoDo you feel lonely and helpless, as if you are alone in the challenges you face in your divorce? We welcome you to join the Support Group, where you will meet and learn from other women facing similar struggles.

STEM Day Camp for Girls

icon 80x80-sundaycamp2014Sign up for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) day camp for girls (aged 10 – 15) Saturday, 26 July 2014.

Other Activities

Homemakers and the Environment – Survey

icon 80x80-surveyI am Wendy Ang, an NUS Environmental Studies student currently conducting a research to explore Singapore homemakers' relationship with the environment. Please take some time to fill up the survey.

Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign 2014

icon 80x80-cancerawarenessWomen are stronger than we think. They are also more vulnerable than they know. Singapore’s inaugural Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign by Singapore Cancer Society is on until September. Register for the free public forum on 26th July. Learn about gynaecological cancers that affect womanhood & motherhood. Make an appointment for FREE pap smear too.