organisations and partners
The key to empowerment of women in the society is to develop a good understanding of the current issues and studies about gender. Through the following resources listed below, we hope you can acquire the knowledge that will help us make a difference to the lives of the women in Singapore and beyond.
Aidha - Aidha is a charity organisation that helps lower-income women and domestic workers by empowering them with important life skills like money management, computer literacy, leadership and bysiness acumen.
American Women's Association of Singapore (AWA) - AWA is a sisterhood of women from around the world, who come together to enhance their Singapore experience through fulfilling volunteer run events and activities.
Asian Women's Welfare Association (AWWA) - AWWA is a local non-profit organisation that provides community-based programmes and services to people of all ages.
Association of Women Doctors Singapore (AWDS) - AWDS serves to provide information on career guidance and mentoring, and is also active in organising seminars, forums and workshops relating to health concerns, particularly those pertaining to women and families.
Association for Women for Action and Research (AWARE) - AWARE works to identify and eliminate these barriers through research and advocacy, education and training and support services.
BoardAgender - BoardAgender, a separate outreach arm of Women’s Register in Singapore, provides analytical data on gender diversity at senior levels in the private and public sectors in Singapore and across the world.
Business Women Network (BWN) - BWN is all about supporting women in business every step of the way, no matter the challenges knowing the women of the network are not alone.
Chinese Women's Association Singapore (CWA) - CWA participates in community action, by planning cultural, educational and social activities, contributing to charitable and civic causes and by fostering international goodwill and friendships.
CRIB - CRIB is a social enterprise that empowers women to become successful entrepreneurs through networking, matchmaking and business incubation.
Daughters of Tomorrow (DOT) - DOT is a Singapore-based organization that enables and empowers underprivileged women through confidence-building, skills development and employment channeling.
Federation of Asia-Pacific Women's Association (FAWA) - FAWA work towards acheving gender equality and towards improving the status and rights of Asia-Pacific Women.
Harvard Business Review (HBR) - HBR goes beyond business strategies and organisational development – it also focuses on the role and challenges of women in the workplace.
Indian Women's Association (IWA) - IWA endeavours to bring the Indian community together by giving them a platform to connect, support, and network with each other whilst living Singapore.
Italian Women's Group Singapore (IWG) - IWG is an organization to help Italian women who moved to Singapore to settle in the new city-state and to meet new friends.
Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) - MSF’s Women (Celebrating Women) emphasises that women enjoy equal status as men in Singapore, and encourages women and men to do their best in all aspects of life based on the policy of meritocracy.
Mums@Work Singapore - Mums@Work is a career portal in Singapore that supports women to find the perfect balance between being a mum and working.
Persatuan Pemudi Islam Singapura (PPIS) - PPIS is committed in its efforts to catalyse and develop positive changes in the lives of disadvantaged and underrepresented Muslim women and their dependents to build sustainable families that are socially and economically independent.
Project X - Project X is an organisation that protects the rights of sex workers and it aims to encourage acceptance of this marginalised community in society, and to debunk any misconceptions or stigma associated with their work. The group speaks out against violence agaist sex workers and also campaigns for better sexual health education and services.
Scandinavian Women's Association (SWA) - SWA is a network for all Scandinavian women here by offering various activities such as walks, cooking classes and tours, where we can get to know each other and learn about the country we live in.
Singapore Association of Women Laywyers (SAWL) - SAWL is a professional body and a non-profit organization which has made significant contributions to simplify the law for the community and the lay person.
Singapore Business & Professional Women Association (SBPWA) - SBPWA’s main goal then was to concentrate on improving the skills of our members and get them to recognize their potential and the importance of their role in Singapore society.
Singapore Committee for UN Women - The Singapore Committee for UN Women is a non-profit organisation working towards women's empowerment and gender equality in the region.
Singapore Council of Women's Organisation (SCWO) - SCWO seeks to unite the various women's organisations, clubs, committees, groups and women leaders together, working in accordance with its various aims and objectives.
Singapore Women's Association (SWA) - SWA aimed to serve the needs of under-priviledge girls.
The World Bank Group - The World Bank Group works with partners and clients to advance gender equality globally and highlight inequality and discrimination and explore the potential of women’s contribution to the society.
We Can! Singapore - We Can! Singapore is a local initiative that is part of an international campaign against violence agaist women, spanning countries like India, Tanzania, Kenya, Canada and Afghanistan. It aims to raise awareness through interactive theater, workshops and collaborative projects with allies in the community.
WINGS - WINGS aims to empower women to embrace ageing with confidence by enabling them to take responsibility for their happiness, health and security so that they can make a difference for themselves and their communities.
Womentalk - Hosted by Eunice Olsen, WomenTalkTV.Asia is a unique resource portal and interview series featuring incredible women from Asia who inspire and empower others.
Women on a Mission - Women on a Mission is a Singapore-based non-profit group that supports women survivors of violence and abuse by organising expeditions, events and campaigns to raise awareness and funds for other charity groups like Aware's sexual assault care center and the UN Women Committee's anti-human trafficking cause.
World Economic Forum (WEF) - WEF offers perspectives on gender parity across industries and nations. It also serves up annual global report on gender gap.
Young Women's Christian Association Singapore (YWCA) - YWCA has always been committed to meeting the needs of our society through her active involvement in community services and its many programmes and activities.
Young Women's Leadership Connection (YWLC) - YWLC is a platform to support young women leaders in their journey to fulfil their aspirations.
Zonta Club of Singapore - Zonta Club is where a group of professionals and executives passionate about advancing the status of women in Singapore, around the region, and worldwide
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Last updated on 19 Jan 2018 .