Discrimination in Japan against Mothers

This is an Abe-omination. Japanese bosses urging pregnant women to have abortions. I just read this article from The Economist, 5-11 September 2015 issue. One of the most developed Asian countries still has a third world mindset towards women (South Korea being another majorly backward country in terms of female empowerment). This is not a…

PCF raises its childcare fees

My girlfriends have been chatting today about the raise in childcare fees of PAP Community Foundation, under PAP, amounting to a bit below $700/month, which could pay for a branded wallet, a short trip to a South East Asian destination, maintaining a car, or a romantic dinner plus hotel stay at a five star hotel….

Singapore is sexist

Since young, females are subject to different standards than men, some which work in our favour (less stringent physical test criteria) and many others which don’t (why can’t you hold a full time job and bring up 2 kids like your male colleagues?) Some instances of sexism which we take for granted as ‘normal’: –…

Where are the voices of women in Singapore?

There are many blogs in Singapore, mixture of food, travel, lifestyle, beauty, commentary. But of the blogs I’ve come across, I couldn’t really find a group of blogs written by working women for working women in Singapore. If you do see any, please share with me. It’s difficult to ask women-specific questions when the majority…