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UWS STEM Fest 2022 Highlights

From a young boy’s perspective, the internet is a place you can escape to and are free to do whatever you want; but it is this exact freedom that can bring about many negative impacts. Being a young boy myself, I can speak on this issue truthfully and will focus on my experience with how gender is depicted in various places on the internet.

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Two Boys, One Mission

Throughout this year, our student volunteers, Viv and Julian from St Joseph’s Institution International, have given their time and shared their passion to help launch United Women Singapore’s (UWS) new programme, UWS Boys Empowered. Find out about their experience volunteering with UWS and their views on gender equality and male allyship.

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Do memes and internet culture perpetuate gender stereotypes?

From a young boy’s perspective, the internet is a place you can escape to and are free to do whatever you want; but it is this exact freedom that can bring about many negative impacts. Being a young boy myself, I can speak on this issue truthfully and will focus on my experience with how gender is depicted in various places on the internet.

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Are we ready to revisit our beliefs?

Gender-based violence is a tangible sign of gender inequality, and based on the reported crimes data women are predominantly the victims of it.

Gender-based violence refers to acts of violence, harm and injury caused to an individual who was targeted because of their gender identity. However, violence is not purely a female experience. Both men and women may be survivors as well as perpetrators of violence.

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How to deal with casual sexism at work

What does ‘everyday sexism’ look like and how should you respond to it? Do you know what ‘casual’ sexism looks like at work and how to tackle the issue? Overt displays of sexism may be easier to spot in a workplace: the lopsided gender make-up

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The Business Case For A Workplace Policy Around Domestic Violence

Domestic violence has been on the rise in Singapore since the beginning of the circuit breaker period. Though this period has exacerbated the situation by confining families together in a time where financial pressure has been tremendous, domestic violence has been prevalent in Singapore-just like in other countries-even befreo the circuit breaker and continues until today.

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