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Ministry of Social and Family Development Appoints New Families For Life Council Members
Aug 7, 2017
New Council kicks off with My Family Weekend, a new nationwide initiative that calls on corporations and community to support a family-friendly culture in Singapore
Remarks by Tan Chuan-Jin, at Family Justice Practice Forum 2017
Jul 14, 2017
Assistance for low-income families with infant formula expenses
May 8, 2017
Minister answers question by Mr Sitoh Yih Pin, MP for Potong Pasir and Mr Low Thia Khiang, MP for Aljunied, on assistance with infant formula expenses for low income families
Maternity benefits for employees retrenched while on maternity leave
Jan 9, 2017
Minister answers question by Mr Darryl David, MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC, maternity benefits for employees retrenched while on maternity leave.
Amendments to the Child Development Co-Savings Act
Nov 10, 2016
The Child Development Co-Savings Act (CDCA) will be amended to better support parents in caring for and bonding with their children. The key amendments will enhance paternity leave, shared parental leave and adoption leave schemes, as well as extend certain leave benefits to unwed parents.
Opening and closing speeches by Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at the second reading of the Child Development Co-Savings (Amendment)
Nov 10, 2016
Minister Tan Chuan-Jin's opening and closing speeches at the second reading of the Child Development Co-Savings (Amendment) Bill 2016
Housing and flat rental assistance for single unwed mums
Nov 8, 2016
Minister answers question by Nominated Member of Parliament Ms Kuik Shiao-Yin on housing and flat rental assistance for single unwed mums
Rationale behind policy of not recognising children of unwed mothers as legitimate children
Oct 10, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Kuik Shiao-Yin, Nominated Member of Parliament, on the rationale behind the policy of not recognising children of unwed mothers as legitimate children
Keynote address by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the International Family Law Conference
Sep 30, 2016
Keynote address by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development at the International Family Law Conference on 30 September 2016
Legal and policy distinction between legitimate and illegitimate children
Sep 13, 2016
Minister answers question by Mr Kok Heng Leun, Nominated Member of Parliament, on legal and policy distinctions between legitimate and illegitimate children.