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MSF Seeks Views On Proposed Amendments To The Women's Charter In Relation To Family Violence
Apr 6, 2022
MSF is proposing amendments to the Women’s Charter to enhance legal protections against family violence. These proposed amendments incorporate the comprehensive feedback from various stakeholders.
Additional Measures And Resources To Safeguard The Safety Of Elderly Over The COVID-19 Pandemic Period
Apr 4, 2022
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms Yeo Wan Ling regarding the additional measures and resources to safeguard the safety and wellness of vulnerable seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic period.
Update on Implementation of Recommendations from the Taskforce on Family Violence
Mar 10, 2022
This factsheet provides updates on several initiatives: (i) Raising family violence awareness through a refreshed Break the Silence public education campaign and promoting a Hand Signal for Help, (ii) Tapping on ComLink to support early detection of family and domestic violence, (iii) Amending the Women's Charter to strengthen legal provisions on protection against family violence, and (iv) Deploying forensic-trained psychologists to community-based Family Violence Specialist Centres.
Support Available For Survivors Of Family Violence
Jan 12, 2022
MSF's response to parliamentary questions by Mr Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim, Ms Carrie Tan and Ms Hany Soh regarding the support available for survivors of family violence.
Data On The Calls Received By The 24-Hour National Anti-Violence Helpline (NAVH) Since It Launched In January 2021
Nov 3, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim regarding the data on the calls received by the 24-hour National Anti-Violence Helpline (NAVH) since it launched in January 2021.
Statistics of Domestic Violence Cases Arising from Underlying Mental Health Issues due to COVID-19 Uncertainties
Nov 1, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Dr Wan Rizal regarding the statistics of domestic violence cases arising from underlying mental health issues due to COVID-19 uncertainties.
Release of 16 Recommendations to Break Cycles of Violence
Sep 23, 2021
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will be releasing the report by the Taskforce on Family Violence with 16 recommendations aimed at improving immediate support for survivors, enhancing protection for them, preventing violence from recurring, and raising awareness of early warning signs.
Number of Women and Children Seeking Help From Family Service Centres and Family Violence Specialist Centres
Jul 26, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim on the number of cases of women and their children seeking help and receiving shelter from Family Service Centres and Family Violence Specialist Centres for past three years.
Measures taken by Social Service Officers to Monitor Clients who are at Risk of Recurring Violence
Jul 5, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim the measures taken by our social service officers to continue with the monitoring of clients who are at risk of recurring violence during the prolonged period of stay at home under the current Phase 2 (Heightened Alert).
Availability of Emergency Interim Public Housing
Apr 5, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim on Availability of Emergency Interim Public Housing.