The UWS Boys Empowered Community Summit, hosted by United Women Singapore, is an annual event that aims to create a supportive community by empowering youth to become male allies for gender equality.
Through knowledge sharing and community building, the summit brings together male youth (17-25 year old) and the stakeholders (parents, educators, and social service agencies) to redefine masculinity.
Themed ‘Re-Coding Masculinity’, the 2023 summit held on 14 July will focus on youth cyber wellness and mental wellness. The summit will unpack the role of masculinity in affecting these issues and how the community and stakeholders can play a part in supporting young men.
and insights on the effects of gender stereotypes
for gender equality through allyship
to create positive changes in the community
Many Singaporeans have an existing perception about masculinity based on stories and online information that promote traditional definitions and perspectives, which may not be true in today’s society.
Facilitated workshops for youths to unpack role of Masculinity in Cyber Wellness and Mental Wellness
For stakeholders to understand the needs and be equipped with tips and strategies to engage young men
Uncover your understanding and learn tips about cyber wellness and mental wellness through interactive activities
Facilitated conversations for youths and stakeholders to share personal experiences, barriers and be empowered to work towards making positive change