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What does AWARE do?

What does AWARE do? AWARE is a leading gender equality advocacy group in Singapore that believes in equal opportunities and rights for all individuals regardless of gender. They work to remove barriers preventing individuals from realizing their full potential, focusing on education, marriage, employment, sexual and reproductive rights, and more. AWARE has been recognized with awards such as the Charity Governance Award 2016 and promotes diversity and understanding through research, advocacy, education, training, and support services.




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  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 2005
  • Published yearly Annual Reports
  • Audited Financial Statements

Society Impact

  • Promoting gender equality by advocating for equal opportunities and rights for women and men in various aspects such as education, marriage, employment, and reproductive rights.
  • Encouraging understanding and acceptance of diversity among individuals.
  • Supporting individuals when needed to help them overcome barriers that prevent them from realizing their full potential.
  • Providing research-based advocacy for issues affecting women in Singapore, such as workplace sexual harassment, poverty of older women, and compliance with UN anti-gender discrimination standards.
  • Contributing to the strengthening of laws dealing with domestic violence through effective advocacy against discriminatory laws, public policies, and mindsets.
  • Offering education and training services to help individuals understand and respect gender equality principles.

Donation Income

Fundraising Efficiency

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Program Expense Ratio

This is the percentage of the charity's total expenses that are spent on its core programs. A higher percentage suggests that more money is going directly to the cause, rather than being spent on administrative or fundraising expenses.

Recent News & Activity

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Created a new Fundraising Campaign


New Campaign • 5 February 2024