SCWO at the 32th Human Rights Council session in Geneva

24 June 2016, Geneva – SCWO’s (then) President, Malathi Das, delivered the following statement championing the need for social protection of ageing women at the 32nd Human Rights Council (HRC) session in Geneva, which considered and adopted the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report for Singapore. This was Singapore’s second review under the UPR. Thank you, […]


President’s Message: United We Stand

The air was abuzz with excitement amidst songs and dance. The conception of former Principal of CHIJ Katong Convent (KC), Mrs Marie Bong, Books and Music Week (BMW) is a highly anticipated yearly event for Katong girls to shine and showcase their remarkable talents! It is a beloved tradition spoken of fondly by all who have lived and breathed this magical experience.


The Gift of Giving – A Nepal Experience

When SCWO and Star Shelter received an invitation from the Garden of Hope Foundation, to participate in the Asian Network of Women Shelters (ANWS) Workshop and Study Visit in Nepal, 5-6 May, my initial thoughts went back to the devastating earthquake that happened a year ago in April 2015…

May 31, 2016
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