• Tribute

    Tribute to Mrs Wee Wan Joo

    For over a decade till her passing, Wan Joo was the Chairperson of the Star Shelter a refuge for women and children who are survivors of family violence. She was committed to end violence against women and her passion goes beyond our shores.  She was on the steering committee of the Asian Network of Women Shelters bringing shelters in Asia together to share best practices. Wan Joo was a past president of the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) and was awarded the PBM in 2011 for her tireless work and dedication to SCWO. In 2006, she led the SCWO conference held in Phnom Penh as part of the Asean…

  • New2U Thrift Shop

    [Volunteers Required] New2U Thrift Shop- Regular shop volunteer

    New2U Thrift shop is looking for regular volunteers who can commit 3-6 months.   Our New2U thrift shops are managed entirely by volunteers, some of whom have been volunteering with New2U for many years. The shop sells pre-loved clothing, accessories, household items, ornaments, books etc. All goods are donated by the general public and are sorted and repriced by volunteers in which proceeds from the store go towards Star Shelter and the various SCWO Initiatives. Duties, very broadly, include: -Registration of customers -Temperature taking -Crowd & safety distance control -Customer service -Hanging of items on shelves, rearranging of items. -Sorting & pricing of donations-for experienced volunteers -Cashiering duties-for experienced volunteers…

  • International Women's Day

    SCWO’s IWD 2022

    What an eventful IWD month of March 2022!!   On 8 Mar 2022, SCWO started our IWD celebration with honoring and celebrating 7 outstanding women under the Singapore Women Hall of Fame (SWHF). The high signature induction ceremony was conducted at the Istana, gracefully hosted by our Patron, President Halimah Yacob.   SCWO believes all women from all walks of life and circumstances should be celebrated, honored and supported. That’s what drives all our initiatives in SCWO. In the Bouquet of Heats campaign that was launched on 8 Mar, we collaborated with many like-minded partners to raise funds for SCWO, so that we can continue our work. We curated special…