Sayoni’s CEDAW Journey 2017 – Journal 3

[For the oral statement, we had representatives from Tsao Foundation/WINGS, Project X, Sayoni, and AWARE speaking for the women's NGO coalition/HOME/TWC2/CDE.] An important part of the CEDAW process is the constructive dialogue, in which the CEDAW Committee asks questions directed at government representatives, after having received the government's report and additional information from NGOs and…

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Concerns at UN Review of Singapore’s Gender Equality

AWARE, the Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (H.O.M.E.), Sayoni and the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) express concerns at the UN review of Singapore’s gender equality. 1. Gender equality experts from the CEDAW Committee asked more than 100 questions during an intense, five-hour Constructive Dialogue with Singapore’s State delegation at the 49th CEDAW session on 22 July…

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CEDAW Town Hall

We gathered community groups and individuals for a consultation in preparation for Singapore's session before the CEDAW Committee this year. Sayoni will be submitting a shadow report advocating for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LBTQ) women at Singapore's next session with the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Committee…

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