08 Mar '12, 1am

[INTERVIEW] Happy International Women's Day! Learn about the causes the SG National Comm for UN Women is involved in:

[INTERVIEW] Happy International Women's Day! Learn about the causes the SG National Comm for UN Women is involved in:

What does the Singapore National Committee for UN Women do? The Singapore chapter of UNIFEM was established in 1999 to develop nations all over South East Asia through economic empowerment programs, governance and leadership initiatives and conflict area support (to help women in war torn countries). There’s also the UNIFEM Trust Fund, working to eliminate violence against women. What are you working on now? We have Project Inspire , which gives young people (aged 18-35) a chance to win US$25,000 (S$31,470) to work on their ideas for aid through education, training and social entrepreneurship. Then, there’s the STOP Sex Trafficking Campaign which petitions the public to demand greater protection of children and young people. You can join the fight at Sound Out , which we launched last year. There’s also Buy to Save , where we work with fashion brands to sell garments at ch...

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