Category: SCWO Members

CHIJ Women History Makers

‘Women are not as impactful as men!’, ‘Women can’t do everything men can do!’ These are perspectives that many of us might have had when growing up. This is where the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame comes in. Through exhibitions and talks, we aim to change the mind-sets of many, especially the younger generation, by […]

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Member Spotlight: Singapore Muslim Women’s Association (PPIS)

The Singapore Muslim Women’s Association or Persatuan Pemudi Islam Singapura (PPIS) was set up in 1952 with a mission to inspire women and strengthen families. From a group of 22 founding members who voluntarily ran empowerment and development programmes while bringing errant husbands to court, the organisation is now staffed by 190 professionals. Today, PPIS […]

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How Ready are Women for Retirement in Singapore?

We all know that Singapore has one of the fastest ageing populations in the world. The question is, are we prepared? SCWO collaborated with Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing (CREA) to hold a focus group discussion to discuss the issue of Women’s Preparedness for Ageing and Retirement. A total of 29 people, […]

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