child abuse & protection
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Foster Care in Singapore
Feb 26, 2015
Factsheet on foster care in Singapore
Rehabilitation and Protection Care Conference Factsheet
Oct 29, 2014
Organised since 2009, this conference brings together individuals and organisations working together to build up the professional capability of staff in Singapore’s out-of-home care (OHC) sector so as to improve the quality of care for children in need of care and protection.
Care-giving arrangements for children of parents or caregivers with mental illnesses
Oct 8, 2014
Minister answers question by Dr Janil Puthucheary, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC on care-giving arrangements for children of parents or caregivers with mental illnesses
Parliamentary Secretary to attend 67th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child at Geneva, Switzerland
Sep 8, 2014
Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development, Ms Low Yen Ling, will lead a delegation to attend the 67th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on 9 September 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland. Ms Low will be accompanied by officials from the Attorney General’s Chambers, Ministry of Defence, and Ministry of Social and Family Development.
Allegations of Inappropriate Punishments at PERTAPIS Children's Home (PCH)
Feb 14, 2014
MSF has received information that some children residing in the PERTAPIS Children’s Home (PCH) may have been inappropriately punished physically by some staff of PCH. After reviewing the information, MSF has filed a report with the Singapore Police Force. The Police have commenced investigations on the matter.
Mandatory Mediation and/or Counselling Extended to Parties Undergoing Divorce Proceedings with at Least One Child Below 14
Jul 1, 2013
With effect 1 July 2013, parties undergoing divorce proceedings with at least one child below 14 years of age must attend mediation and/or counselling at the Family Court.
Child Protection and Welfare media queries
Dec 3, 2012
Replies to queries from the media on Child Protection and Welfare