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Support for Women and How Men Can Take On More Household Responsibilities
Jul 6, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Melvin Yong Yik Chye on support for married women especially mothers during the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic and what can be done to encourage men to share household responsibilities with women.
Council For Board Diversity Welcomes Seven New Council Members
Mar 25, 2021
The Ministry for Social and Family Development (MSF) announced the addition of seven new members to the Council for Board Diversity (CBD) in 2021. The members will serve a two-year term. The CBD was established by MSF to promote a sustained increase in the number of women on boards of listed companies, statutory boards, and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs) in Singapore. This change refreshes a third of the Council, providing the opportunity to tap on fresh perspectives and valuable insights.
Promoting Singapore Women's Development for a More Equitable and Inclusive Society
Mar 5, 2021
The Government has organised a series of Conversations on Singapore Women’s Development, together with various community partners.
Speech by Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State for MSF and MOE at 2021 Budget Debates, 25 February 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Budget 2021 supports women, and the Singapore Government has a longstanding commitment to building a society of equal opportunities where all Singaporeans, including women, can achieve their full potential.
Number of Protection Orders and Domestic Exclusion Orders Granted Each Month under the Women's Charter
Oct 6, 2020
MSF response to a question by Ms He Ting Ru on the number of protection orders and domestic exclusion orders under the Women's Charter granted montly.
Social egg freezing
Oct 6, 2020
MSF response to question from Miss Cheng Li Hui on social egg freezing.
Conversations on Women Development
Sep 20, 2020
From October 2020, the Government will be working with partners from the People and Private sectors, as well as youth organisations, to co-organise a series of "Conversations on Women Development".
Opening Address by AP Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim at High Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy
Oct 5, 2019
Secretary Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim address at high policy dialouge on women and the economy.
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim Reiterates Singapore's Commitment to Enhance Women's Economic Participation
Oct 5, 2019
Senior Parliamentary Secretary (SPS) for Social
and Family Development, Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, led the
Singapore delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and
the Economy Forum (WEF) in La Serena, Chile. The APEC-WEF is an annual meeting
of leaders from the public, private, non-government and academic sectors to
discuss the empowerment of women across APEC economies.
New Council For Board Diversity To Increase Women's Representation On Boards
Jan 16, 2019
From January 2019, the Diversity Action Committee (DAC) will widen its scope from increasing the representation of women on boards of Singapore Exchange (SGX) listed companies, to include organisations in the people and public sectors. It will be renamed the Council for Board Diversity (CBD), and have President Halimah Yacob as its Patron.