All publications related to women's issues are kept here.
Speech at High-Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy, APEC Women and the Economy Forum
May 22, 2014
Speech By Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development at the High-Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy, APEC Women and the Economy Forum.
Parliamentary Secretary Low Yen Ling to attend High-Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy at APEC Forum in Beijing, China
May 21, 2014
Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Social and Family Development as well as Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, will lead a delegation to the 2014 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy Forum in Beijing, China from 21 to 23 May 2014.
Diversity Action Committee to take forward 10 recommendations by Diversity Task Force regarding women on boards
Apr 25, 2014
The Diversity Task Force regarding Women on Boards (DTF) launched its report, “Gender Diversity on Boards: A Business Imperative”. Among the ten recommendations detailed in the report, the DTF proposes the establishment of a Diversity Action Committee (DAC) to facilitate the implementation of the recommendations.
Women Under-Represented on Boards of SGX-Listed Companies
Mar 27, 2014
Women continue to be under-represented on boards of SGX-listed companies. The study by the Diversity Task Force regarding women on boards (DTF) reveals that only 8.3% of director positions (i.e. directorships) are held by women.
Female representation boards listed companies
Jan 20, 2014
Minister answers question by Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, MP for Nee Soon GRC on female representation in boards of listed companies
Diversity Task Force's Work Gathers Steam, Advisory Panel of Prominent Business Leaders Announced
Dec 19, 2013
With an Advisory Panel sharing its expertise and providing guidance to the Diversity Task Force (DTF), much progress has been made in its study. The DTF was formed last year to examine the state of gender diversity on boards and in senior management in Singapore, as well as its impact on corporate performance and governance.
ASEAN Plus Three Workshop on on Work-Life Harmony
Nov 5, 2013
Singapore hosted the ASEAN Plus Three Workshop on “Work-Life Harmony to Promote Women’s Economic Participation” on 4-5 Nov 2013.
Diversity Task Force to Launch Survey on Gender Diversity on Boards and in Senior Management
Jul 11, 2013
The Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) will soon be launching a survey on gender diversity on boards and in senior management with the support of Singapore Exchange (SGX), Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), BoardAgender and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
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.