Unnecessary Stigma On Children

Research have shown that children whose parents are divorced or separated tend to have lower emotional and social quotient.
These factors can affect their educational attainments and upward mobility.

Labeling these children as “illegitimate” will further exacerbate the problem.

Such a stigma and resulting negative childhood experiences can repeat cycles of poverty, restrict social mobility, and set back future generations.

There is a common saying that “Inequality starts at birth.”
For us to achieve “progress for our nation,” we need to eradicate such an inequality.

Therefore, we need to explore updating of the law to ensure that children are not directly or indirectly disadvantaged because of their parent’s decision and behaviour

We need a more concerted effort to help these children and ensure that they enjoy healthy growth.

Support a positive childhood experience and environment so as to enhance socio-emotional, cognitive and linguistic developments.

The quality of our nation-building process depends on the quality of our early childhood development in Singapore, and especially children from disadvantaged families.

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