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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Woman held in Shenzhen allegedly with blood of pregnant women set for Hong Kong gender tests

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:30pm by Huifeng He huifeng.he@scmp.com

    ... to Hong Kong to test the sex of their child. The case highlights the common practice – illegal throughout the mainland – of prenatal gender tests being carried out on blood for non-medical ... agencies in Shenzhen, which have helped mainland mothers give birth in Hong Kong for years, are focusing their efforts on early gender detection, since Hong Kong has prevented mothers giving birth ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Army gender treatment for Manning

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 12:19am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Army gender treatment for Manning US national security leaker Chelsea Manning will get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military ... the Army's recommendation to keep Manning in military custody and start a rudimentary level of gender treatment. Defence officials have said the Army doesn't have the medical expertise needed ...

  3. News - World - LANGUAGE

    The 12 words that show which sex you are: experts use language to define gender divide

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:21pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian He says codec, she saystaffeta: the sex of words Do you know what découpage is? Tresses, taffeta, and mascarpone? Then you're statistically more likely to be female. If you're more confident identifying a golem, a paladin, or a scim ...

  4. News - China

    China turns to all-boys classes as girls progress

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 05:24pm by AFP

    ... on the educational performances of 15-year-olds. “There are significant gender differences in educational outcomes,” it said, adding that high school graduation rates across the OECD were 87 per cent ...

  5. News - World - MILITARY

    Pentagon seeks jail transfer for army leaker Chelsea Manning over gender identity disorder

    Posted May 15th 2014, 05:14pm by AP

    ... national security leaker Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison where she can get treatment for a gender-identity condition. But her lawyer said that a move from a military prison would make Manning ... Manning has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria, the sense of being a woman in a man’s body. Civilian prisons can provide treatment, but the Defense Department does not, and a transfer would ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - GENDER ISSUES

    Never a doll moment: New line of toys challenge gender stereotypes

    Posted May 13th 2014, 04:29pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Harkin says “In the UK there’s a pressure group called Let Toys Be Toys. They have been active in breaking down [gender] stereotypes in [toy] stores. They try to [get toy sellers] to stop saying ...

  7. News - Asia

    Closing Japan’s gender gap could boost GDP by 12.5pc, report says

    Posted May 07th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... AFP in Tokyo Japan could boost its GDP if it closes the gender gap and gets more women to work, a new report says Japan could boost its GDP by 12.5 per cent if it closes the gender gap ... of the daycare/nursing care sectors, amendments to tax and social security codes, and mandated gender-related corporate disclosures. “Perhaps one of the greatest barriers to higher Japanese female employment ...

  8. When the divine can't be trusted with miracles, thank God there's Choix

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... yesterday, claims to have the key to dictating which chromosome, the X or Y, meets the egg first, thus producing the gender of your choice. Because of the $50,000 price tag, the instructions couples ... positions to adopt, ovulation date counting, and ideal temperature for the testicles at the time of conception. Choix is offering a 100 per cent money-back guarantee if you don't get the gender ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    South China Morning Post's Denise Tsang scoops top gender prize

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Post's Denise Tsang scoops top gender prize The South China Morning Post has scooped a top prize at an Asia-Pacific press awards ceremony. The newspaper's Analysis Editor, Business, Denise Tsang, saw her analysis on gender diversity- "Engineering Change"- named "Print Story of the Year" at the Women's Empowerment Journalism Award ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - GENDER ISSUES

    Age and gender determine on-screen success, Hollywood study shows

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:30pm by Irene De Pater

    ... enabled us to build a unique perspective on the gender-wage gap, combining the impact of gender and age on earnings of an essentially homogenous group of people in a narrow field where ... actresses. But by mapping out the reality of gender- and age-based wage discrimination in one of the world’s highest profile and culturally influential industries, we can contribute to the public ...




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