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Member Spotlight: Aidha- helping foreign domestic workers and low-income Singaporean women achieve economic independence

Aidha is an award-winning charity and Institution of Public Character that has been operating in Singapore since 2006. Initially started as a project of the National Committee of UN Women Singapore (then UNIFEM Singapore), Aidha’s mission is to help foreign domestic workers (FDWs) and low-income Singaporean women achieve economic independence through financial education, wealth creation […]

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An intern’s experience: Hosting an ASEAN meeting

As an intern at SCWO, my most memorable experience here was sitting in for the ASEAN Confederation of Women’s Organisation’s (ACWO) Board of Directors Meeting. I was tasked with picking up foreign ACWO Members from the airport and later on, accompanying Thailand delegates to lunch and taking down meeting minutes. It was an incredibly draining […]

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May 03, 2019

Bringing tradition to the youth with Malay dance pioneer Som Said

At the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF) school outreach programme, we always strive to inspire students in interactive ways. On April 10, the SWHF invited Som Said, award-winning Malay dance choreographer pioneer and 2014 inductee, to share her journey in Malay dance with some 70 students from Catholic Junior College. This was part of […]

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