14 May '11, 4am

PAP's Women's Wing to strive for louder voice on women's issues: Grace Fu

PAP's Women's Wing to strive for louder voice on women's issues: Grace Fu

SINGAPORE: Senior Minister of State for National Development and Education Grace Fu said the Women's Wing of the People's Action Party (PAP) will strive to give a greater voice for women on issues concerning them. Ms Fu, who's also the Vice-Chairman of the Women's Wing, said this is how she hopes the Wing would evolve after the General Election. Ms Fu was speaking to reporters before her thank you and victory parade Saturday morning. Ms Fu noted the election has shown there was a greater fragmentation on the ground, in which various interest groups wanted their voices to be heard. These include groups representing women's issues. She cited issues involving less privileged women, such as divorcees and single mothers, saying the PAP needs to find better solutions for them. "I think in the past we tend to take a more neutral stand. We always felt that we represent more than j...

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