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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Women tourists desert India after sex attacks

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi The number of foreign women tourists visiting India has dropped by 35 per cent in the past three months following a spate of sex attacks that have made global headlines, a new survey has found. The Associated Chambers of ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1204726/women-tourists-desert-india-after-sex-attacks
  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Anti-rape protesters arrested in Nepal

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 05:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Nepalese police made a series of arrests on Friday after campaigners who have been staging a month-long anti-rape protest defied a ban on entering an area close to the prime minister’s residence. Police spokesman Keshav A ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1136046/anti-rape-protesters-arrested-nepal
  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepalese protests mirror Indian anger over rape

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... picketing the residence of Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai a week ago, demanding punishment of the accused. Around 200 human rights activists, journalists and other protesters have been holding up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1119101/nepalese-protests-mirror-indian-anger-over-rape
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must unleash women's potential to drive progress

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by MATTHEW CHEUNG

    ... Matthew Cheung Matthew Cheung says more can be done to enable their advancement HK must unleash women's potential to drive progress The Hong Kong government attaches great importance to promoting the well-being of women. The Women's Commission plays a high-level strategic role in advising the government on policies, legislation and services affecting women. We have adopted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1253501/hong-kong-must-unleash-womens-potential-drive-progress
  5. News - Hong Kong - WOMEN'S RIGHTS

    Women's rights advocates call for more change

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Award winners at women's rights conference urge greater openness, corporate culture change Calls for more change towards gender equality Hong Kong still has some way to go in achieving gender equality, according to several champions of women's rights who spoke at a conference yesterday. Award winners at the Women of Influence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074762/womens-rights-advocates-call-more-change
  6. News - China - GENDER RIGHTS

    Gender rights activist Ye Haiyan freed then hounded by hostile crowd

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 11:20am by Mimi Lau

    ... Women's Rights Centre was released at 7am after being detained since May 30. She was accused of assaulting three women who stormed into her apartment with a handful of people after she returned ... order. "I have taken a very difficult path and a lonely one too," Ye Haiyan said. "It's bumpy and tiring as I'm constantly being driven away whenever I go." I have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1258994/gender-rights-activist-ye-haiyan-freed-then-hounded-hostile-crowd
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Kashmir's first all-girl band quits after threats and cleric's decree

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... showing nudes was forced to close temporarily by Hindu right-wingers, a spy film dealing with Islamic terrorism was banned in the state of Tamil Nadu, Indian-born author Salman Rushdie was barred ... spoke of an atmosphere of "competitive intolerance". "The challenge for us as a society has got to be to find the right balance that leans more towards freedom and not towards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1144831/kashmirs-first-all-girl-band-quits-after-threats-and-clerics-decree
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Six arrested over second gang rape of woman on a bus

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Amritsar Six held over second gang-rape case Six men have been arrested over the rape of a female passenger on a coach in India, weeks after the gang-rape and murder of a student on a bus in New Delhi sparked nationwide protests. T ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1127348/six-arrested-over-second-gang-rape-woman-bus
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Pakistani girl Malala discharged from British hospital

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 06:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London The Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban as punishment for campaigning for girls’ education has been discharged from the British hospital treating her, but will return soon for more surgery, the hospital said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1119921/pakistani-girl-malala-discharged-british-hospital
  10. Many hurdles remain on road to gender equality

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... gave added impetus to International Women's Day. The annual UNco-ordinated event generally passes with little fanfare, but this year there seemed cause for celebration along ... Kathryn Bigelow's winning of the Academy Award for best director would seem a triumph for gender equality. Films are a reflection of society, and her crowning as the first woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708179/many-hurdles-remain-road-gender-equality

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