SINGAPORE – The Alliance for Action to Strengthen Marriages and Family Relationships launched its SG Family Pledge on Tuesday (April 26) to get Singaporeans to commit to acts that increase household ties.
The pledge goes: “I pledge and commit to strengthen my household bonds by:
- listening to each other
- making time for each other
- exhibiting love, care and concern for each other
- respecting each other, particularly when resolving our variations
- appreciating and affirming our relations
- supporting each other by way of good and unhealthy occasions.”
Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State for Social and Family Development who leads the Alliance, stated the pledge goals to focus consideration on the significance of household relationships, and to get people to suppose about how they will every contribute to strengthening their household ties.
The Alliance brings collectively neighborhood companions and Singaporeans to discover methods to strengthen and help marriages and household relationships. The Ministry of Social and Family Development has additionally designated 2022 because the Year of Celebrating Singapore Families.
Ms Sun stated the pledge will be stated at appropriate occasions, reminiscent of through the National Family Week in June, which is able to contain a sequence of occasions to rejoice the significance of household bonding.
The neighborhood companions within the Alliance may even assist to promote the pledge among the many communities they attain out to, she stated.
Ustaz Ahmad Khushairi Abidin, head of youth and household Development at Darul Ghufran Mosque, stated: “We will share the pledge with our community and encourage couples through our marriage programmes to pledge their commitment and support to each other.”
People may also make their pledge at this website.