Tag Archives: AWARE

Survey: 1 in 3 young people have faced sexual violence; few seek or receive help
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A new survey indicates that sexual violence – from verbal and cyber-harassment to non- consensual touching and rape – is a significant part of young people’s social environment. However, few know how to seek help for themselves, or to provide it to their Read More

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AWARE: Rethinking fundamental approaches to budget making
By Tiffany Gwee Published on by Tiffany Gwee 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:50 pmThis is AWARE’s official press release for its recommendations regarding the upcoming Budget 2014. On 29 January, AWARE (Association of Women for Action and Research) submitted its fourth annual set of recommendations for the national Read More

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AWARE Op-Ed on decriminalisation of suicide
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:19 pm Suicide law deters treatment, not attempts Corinna Lim, Executive Director, AWARE Porsche Poh, Executive Director, Silver Ribbon Singapore   Most people, thankfully, do not attempt suicide. All of us are nevertheless responsible for how Read More

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Look out for people “who are pushing too far”
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We must look out for indications, of people who are pushing too far, who test the limits. All stakeholders – parents, schools and individuals – have to remind themselves and one another of the need for a secular space. Second Minister for Finance Read More

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Aware coverage – Straits Times defends itself
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If Mr Sin is accusing The Straits Times of being in favour of some religions against others – a very serious accusation against a newspaper with 1.4million readers of every religious shade – he should substantiate his complaint. The personal attacks against the Read More

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“It was an internal document,” says Education Minister, on Aware’s instructor’s guide
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

It was an internal document…internal documents are internal documents. If you don’t show them to MOE, we will not know about them. Education Minister Ng Eng Hen, when asked if his ministry was caught by surprise by the content of the instructor’s guide Read More

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Siew Kum Hong makes police report against “vile, vicious and malicious” attacks
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“I consider them extremely defamatory and criminal in nature,” he says. Read More…

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TOC Editorial: Keep Kum Hong
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His record speaks for itself. TOC Editorial. Read More…

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Facebook Group Supports Siew Kum Hong as NMP
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Facebook group set up by supporters sees hundreds sign up as members within hours. Read More…

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Aware saga: Calm down and move on, says DPM Wong Kan Seng
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“The EOGM was an emotional meeting with many heated exchanges. It was not a model of calm deliberation and patient consensus building.” Read More…

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