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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Head of Women's Foundation wants to fight gender stereotypes

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Body dedicated to gender equality says it needs an overhaul as it tackles 'toxic' stereotypes Women's Foundation head makes call for resources The Women's Commission should be drastically overhauled and elevated to a similar status as the equalities watchdog so that it can tackle the "toxic" gender stereotypes taught to children, ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Income and gender equality can boost Hong Kong's economic growth, says IMF's Lagarde

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm

    ... Never one of the boys, Christine Lagarde has built a remarkable career as an outsider, be it by gender, profession or language spoken. Peter Wilson meets the ever-elegant, enigmatic head ... of inequalities and greener growth, I am personally passionate, yes.” Governments in Hong Kong and elsewhere should remember, she says, that all the evidence suggests that greater income equality, gender ...

  5. News - World - INTERNET

    Facebook gives 50 options to identify gender like androgynous, transsexual

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press inCalifornia Users to be able to describe themselves as androgynous or transsexual for example Facebook introduces dozens of options to identify gender You do not have to be male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media company is adding a customisable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - World - PSYCHOLOGY

    Gender divide exists even in nightmares, study finds

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 07:35pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Women's bad dreams tend to be personal, while men face down calamities, study finds Gender divide, even in nightmares When Professor Antonio Zadra began ... were more likely to report nightmares involving disaster or calamity, such as floods or wars. Zadra said it wasn't the first time gender disparities have been noticed in dream states. ...

  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    Nanjing politicians claim pupils at risk of gender identity disorder due to excess of female teachers

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:38am by Andrea Chen

    ... the possibility that pupils could suffer from gender-identity disorder. If a boy is surrounded by women from kindergarten to secondary school, the period that shapes one’s identity, he will miss the best ... the women-to-men ratio is high. The gender imbalance shows that exams requiring strong memorisation skills, in which girls tend to do better than boys, need to be reformed, China News Service reported.   ...

  9. Business - Companies - REMUNERATION

    Flexible workdays close gap in gender pay

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:46am by BLOOM

    ... in gender pay Pay differentials between the sexes could be erased if more companies offered a flexible work schedule to their employees, according to results of a study by a Harvard economist. Gender salary differentials "would be considerably reduced and might vanish altogether if firms did not have an incentive to disproportionately reward individuals who laboured long hours ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Proposal for full sex change surgery before marriage allowed ‘unnecessary’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 12:37pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... to a person's body. "To say [a person] must complete the whole gender reassignment surgery to be allowed to marry, will probably deter more transgender people from being able to get married," ... the bill should seek to alter existing administrative practices," he said in a radio interview. It had been proposed that Hong Kong follow the UK's Gender Recognition Act, where a panel ...




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