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  1. Women holding the Singapore national flag pose for a photograph at the Merlion Park

    Commentary: Goodbye to those days, when women were 'pieces of meat for men to slice'

    Parliament’s passing of the Women’s Charter in 1961 was groundbreaking but the women’s movement has since stalled – until the recent announcement ...
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    Sexual offences, quotas and serving NS: K Shanmugam speaks frankly about women’s issues

    After launching a series of public engagements on women’s issues in a move towards greater gender equality on Sunday (Sep 20), Home Affairs and ...
  3. Afghan women attend a consultative grand assembly, known as Loya Jirga, in Kabul

    In the name of the mother: Afghan woman wins recognition, sparks Taliban opposition

    Afghan woman Laleh Osmany has been campaigning for years for a change to the age-old custom of officially identifying people by the names of their ...
  4. People wearing mask at Orchard Road Singapore Feb 3 (49)

    Commentary: Here’s what women really want regarding gender equality

    As the Government looks to make gender equality a fundamental societal value, caregiving, employment and the sexual objectification of women ...
  5. HDB flats

    Commentary: The road to housing for single, unwed mothers is clearer but still bumpy

    Housing is arguably the most fundamental practical issue that unwed mothers must deal with, says Shailey Hingorani, Head of Research and Advocacy ...
  6. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attend a news

    UN chief declares women's inequality 'stupid' and a global shame

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called women's inequality "stupid" and a cause for global shame on Thursday, as he pledged to ...
  7. Sabrina Ho director of KS Global Group

    Why this veteran recruiter started an online career platform for women in Asia

    A strong belief in encouraging gender diversity and creating more opportunities for women in the workplace drove Sabrina Ho, the director of KS ...
  8. Indian surrogate mothers protesting against a proposed ban on commercial surrogacy

    Commentary: India's ban on commercial surrogacy is no fix to legal, moral complexities

    The dearth of an international law on surrogacy creates complications for all stakeholders given the global nature of the business, says ...