A national review of issues in Singapore affecting women was announced last month. Led by three female political office-holders, Conversations on Women's Development aims to bring about a mindset change on values like gender equality and respect for women.
However, a critical part of it should be a serious consideration of general, comprehensive legislation offering protection against discrimination at work.
We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs.