Daily Archives: 2017-10-25

Sayoni’s 2017 CEDAW Shadow Report on Singapore shows recommendations not heeded, obligations not fulfilled in ending discrimination against LBTQ women

Despite its claims that it has advanced women’s causes in the country, Singapore has fallen short, especially in supporting lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LBTQ) individuals, says Singapore-based LBTQ women’s group Sayoni. Sayoni, a non-government organisation formed in 2006 that is committed to empower queer women, submitted a Shadow Report to the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all …

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