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  • Supporting active fatherhood in Singapore

    By: IPS Editor | Feb 07, 2020 | Hits: 121

    Fathers in many countries, including Singapore, have been playing a more active role at home. Japan’s environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, recently announced that he would be taking paternity leave following the birth of his son. He is the first top public official in Japan to do so and says he hopes his decision would help…..

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  • Caring for caregivers of persons with disabilities

    By: IPS Editor | Jan 21, 2019 | Hits: 1321

    According to the 2010 National Health Survey, approximately 210,000 people aged 18 to 69 provide regular care to family and friends. This number is expected to increase with an ageing society and the government’s push towards community-based care as healthcare demands rise. There will be fewer family members to share the burden of care —…..

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  • Advance Planning is Needed for a Peaceful End-of-Life Experience — அந்திமக் காலத்தை அமைதியாக கடக்க திட்டமிடல் தேவை

    By: IPS Editor | Jul 12, 2018 | Hits: 1327

    மரணத்தைப் பற்றி பேசுவது எளிதன்று. நம் உற்றார் உறவினரின் அந்திமக் காலத்தைப் பற்றி நினைக்கவே பயப்படுகிறோம். நம் சொந்த வாழ்க்கையின் முடிவு பற்றி நினைக்கும் போது இந்தப் பயம் அதிகரிக் கலாம்.

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  • Time Banks can Forge Social Change

    By: admintest admintest | Jun 22, 2017 | Hits: 2339

    We have all heard of the adage, “time is money”, but this is often understood in terms of the market economy, where all goods and services are assigned a monetary value. The time economy, on the other hand, is made up of all the goods and services of social value that measures of the market…..

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  • Helping Singaporean women age with optimism

    By: admintest admintest | Sep 19, 2016 | Hits: 2494

    In 2014, the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) asked 1,500 Singaporean residents aged 21 years and above to rate their satisfaction levels at three different life stages — five years ago, at present, and five years into the future. Respondents had been asked to use a scale of 1 to 5, with “1” being “very…..

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