11 May '11, 9pm

#Singapore encourages #women to take part in #politics

Her defeat in the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency electoral battle means that "the score (for female full Cabinet ministers) has now dropped back to zero again" but Mrs Lim Hwee Hua, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, said she would continue to encourage women to participate in politics. Mrs Lim, who is concurrently Second Minister for Finance and Transport, is also optimistic that "it won't be too long" before Singapore sees another female full Cabinet minister. "For the two-odd years that I was a minister, I can see the positive impact that it's had in terms of role-modelling, in terms of signalling to women out there that women can also play a key role in the highest levels of government," said Mrs Lim, adding that she was "sure" this would be taken into consideration when the People's Action Party (PAP) drew up the new Cabinet, or future ones. Asked wh...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110512-0000334/Li...

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