Category: ASEAN & International Conferences

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The Star Shelter attended the 2017 Asian Network of Womens’ Shelter (ANWS) Conference,organised by Garden of Hope Foundation (GOHF), in Taipei, Taiwan from 28th to 30th August 2017. Together with our Star Shelter team, delegates from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) Adult Protection Services, Casa Ruadha Women Home and the Singapore Anglican […]


SCWO at the 7th Working Session of the United Nations Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing

SCWO recently attended the Seventh Working Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA), 12-15 December 2016 at UN Headquarters in New York, represented by Vice Presidents, Ms Ho Shiong Yee (1st VP) and Ms Hazlina Amran-Halim (2nd VP). The OEWGA was established by the General Assembly by resolution 65/182 on 21 December 2010 […]


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, […]

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