Singapore Women's Association(SWA) celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March 2023 under the theme #EmbraceEquity. #EmbraceEquity campaign aims to stress that equity isn't just a nice-to-have and that a focus on gender equity needs to be part of every society's DNA. Understanding the difference between equity and equality is critical, and true inclusion and belonging require equitable action.
The Singapore Women's Association is a non-profit organization committed to providing opportunities for all women to help one another socially, educationally, and culturally and to serve the community. The organization has been working on various initiatives to improve the quality of life for underprivileged women and children, including the elderly. The organization also fosters good international relations, particularly among women. The three pillars: Community, Diversity, and Elderly, guide the activities of SWA. The organization runs various programs that benefit the general community, such as the Singapore VisionCare Programme and SWA Laughter Yoga Wellness Club. Additionally, SWA aims to build and support women for the future by providing opportunities and guidance to create a generation of beautiful young ladies inside and out.
The IWD 2023 #EmbraceEquity campaign theme emphasizes the importance of recognizing and challenging these issues to ensure that women can fully participate in and contribute to society on an equal footing with men. SWA celebrates International Women's Day and joins the global movement in advocating for gender equity and empowering women to reach their full potential.