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SCWO Proposes to Name Public Spaces After Singapore Women to Honour Their Contributions in its Report Following the Conversations on Singapore Women’s Development

The Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) has released their Report following their Conversations on Singapore Women’s Development sessions. Here’s a snapshot summary of the report: SCWO believes that with collaboration between the government and the people, Singapore can work towards making the ideals of ‘Equal Space, Equal Voice, and Equal Worth’ for Singapore women […]

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September 18, 2021

[Commentary] SCWO Supports Flexible Working Arrangements for Staff

denise and bella

By Denise Balhetchet, SCWO Secretariat Head My name is Denise and I lead the Secretariat team at SCWO. This year, my husband and I welcomed our first child, Isabella, in April. It’s been an exciting, fulfilling and at times, overwhelming journey thus far. Returning to work after maternity leave involved a number of challenges, including […]

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September 06, 2021

The Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations has Successfully Registered as an IPC

The Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations has been successfully registered as an Institution of Public Character (IPC). Following this successful registration of SCWO as an IPC, we intend to deregister the IPC status of ‘SCWO – Star Shelter’ and ‘SCWO – Service Fund’ as IPCs. This is in line with SCWO’s plans to continue to […]

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June 16, 2021