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Her story : SCWO's 25th anniversary : celebrating womanhood

Author: Tisa Ng
Publisher: Singapore : DL Publishing, 2005.
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Her Story presents a kaleidoscope of views on women, by women. This is a priceless treasury of essays covering a broad spectrum of topics which impact women, from mothering and careers to finance and sexuality. The authors reflect the diversity and vibrancy of women in Singapore today, representing a wide range of backgrounds and personal values. Together, they encompass five decades in age, and offer a composite  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Her story.
Singapore : DL Publishing, 2005
(DLC) 2005347642
(OCoLC)60478658
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tisa Ng
ISBN: 9789812775214 9812775218
OCLC Number: 665046281
Description: 1 online resource (147 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Growing up. Of freedom and choices --
female babies in a gendered world / Dr Suzaina Kadir. No mean feet / Lim Le-Anne. Growing up in a connected world / Mrs Carmee Lim. A page from my diary : hurt speaks up / Carol Balhetchet. Thoughts on boy-girl relationships / Melissa Lim. Battle of the madonnas --
sexual awareness among adolescent girls / Fazlin Abdullah. Career options --
tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor / Tan Yilin --
Making choices. The pursuit of beauty --
emancipation or entrapment? / Monica Lim. Why would I want to get married (again)? / Martha Lee. The superwoman conundrum / Teo Hwee Nak. Whose baby is it anyway? / Tan Joo Hymn. Confessions of a full-time mothering addict / Ng Choong San. Transcending borders --
migrating gains and pains from a woman's perspective / Elizabeth S. Ong. Juggling baby and work --
looking for sustainable solutions in infantcare & childcare / Dr Jennifer Lee. Are we done? Women's issues in Singapore / Braema Mathi --
Building career & community. Women in the workforce / Mdm Halimah binte Yacob. The glass ceiling --
does it still exist? / Chin Ean Wah. Nursing --
a woman's profession / Susie Kong. A life in education / Rosalind Heng. Secretaries & administrative professionals --
managing the challenge of change / Mary Ho, Pang Yit Ping, and Talleah Teo. Contribution of women to social service and the community / Claire Lim. In a man's world / Lilian Chionh. Women in politics / Dr Aline K. Wong --
Living longer. Financial concerns of older women / Dr Kanwaljit Soin. Being single again / Foo Kok Wan. Second and subsequent careers / Lai Ah Eng. Older women as economically contributing members / Rosy Nakhooda. Battling breast cancer / Sakina Yusuf Kagda. Looking death in the face / Audrey Chin. Redefining age / Mrs Ivy Singh-Lim --
Looking forward / Debbie Chia.
Responsibility: editor, Tisa Ng.

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Her Story presents a kaleidoscope of views on women, by women. This is a priceless treasury of essays covering a broad spectrum of topics which impact women, from mothering and careers to finance and sexuality. The authors reflect the diversity and vibrancy of women in Singapore today, representing a wide range of backgrounds and personal values. Together, they encompass five decades in age, and offer a composite portrait of women in Singapore in the 21st century. Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Singapore Council of Women's Organizations, this publication is both informative and thought provoking, and sets the stage for further discussion and exploration of women's concerns and aspirations.

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