Men for women: Valuing unpaid work in the home

Dr Tan Poh Kiang has been an associate member of Aware for the past six years, and has donated to the group and provided input for its research reports.
Dr Tan Poh Kiang has been an associate member of Aware for the past six years, and has donated to the group and provided input for its research reports.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - Dr Tan Poh Kiang, 54, pays a monthly salary to his wife, a stay-at-home mother, to honour her "unpaid work" at home.

The general practitioner may be better known to the public as the man who ran 200km for charity, but he is also an unabashed supporter of women's causes.

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