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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's empowered women deliver a slap in the face to gender equality

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... to be reminded that, even today, countless women live in fear because of views of social and cultural construct. What both women did- to attribute gender inequality, a complex issue in itself, ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says the road to gender equality is not easy, especially when empowered women are the ones throwing up obstacles Slap in the face I'm dedicating this April ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1204075/chinas-empowered-women-deliver-slap-face-gender-equality
  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    China's women professionals challenge workplace inequality

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... a generation ago," said Leta Hong Fincher, a sociology PhD candidate at Tsinghua University and author of the upcoming book, Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China. ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Support groups sprout up on mainland, inspired by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's book Female professionals challenge workplace inequality Women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1330568/chinas-women-professionals-challenge-workplace-inequality
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong universities need to put gender on the agenda

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 08:15pm by HELENE FUNG, SU-MEI THOMPSON

    ... life. At The Women's Foundation, we are particularly concerned about gender inequality in the allocation of resources and the impact this has on the welfare and livelihood of women. ... for pension protection. To determine where gender inequities lie, the government needs to adopt gender responsive mechanisms that measure the difference in impact on men and women and more accurately ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1338922/hong-kong-universities-need-put-gender-agenda
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to redress inequalities in Hong Kong's rape laws

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Surya Deva

    ... Surya Deva Surya Deva says the shocking case in Delhi should also spur us to act Rewrite HK's rape laws to advance gender equality The recent gang rape of a 23-year-old student ... dowry deaths, sexual harassment, domestic violence, unequal access to education and health facilities, inequalities in employment, pay and promotion, and inadequate representation in corporate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123128/time-redress-inequalities-hong-kongs-rape-laws
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Women's work is not yet done

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by CARINE LAI

    ... a roomful of university students whether gender inequality still exists in Hong Kong, chances are you'll get a resounding "no". Young women today will have experienced little overt ... sexes are working in entry-level jobs and relatively unhindered by family responsibilities. As they age, gender inequalities will probably resurface. Education and employment data shows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1185628/womens-work-not-yet-done
  6. News - World - GERMANY

    Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin a pink nightmare for protesters

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... which campaigns against the promotion of gender roles in children's toys and advertising. "Pink now stands for seduction, cuteness, large eyes with long eyelashes and above all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1239087/barbie-dreamhouse-berlin-pink-nightmare-protesters
  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Activists lament workplace discrimination against women in China

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and to lie about having a boyfriend at the time because I wanted the job." Zhu said gender inequality in the job market had haunted her since she began looking for a job early last year. Before ... Raymond Li Raymond.li@scmp.com Female graduates say employers favour male applicants or impose discriminatory conditions Women cry foul over workplace inequality Zhu Xixi, an economics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1152662/activists-lament-workplace-discrimination-against-women
  8. Business - Companies - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    Women still only a small minority in Hong Kong's boardrooms

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... Ngai, the chief executive of Community Business, said there was an adequate supply of talented women but it was hard to say how long it would before the city had a more balanced gender ... or more believed to be the tipping point, can real culture change occur and boards then reap the benefits of gender diversity. Three out of 10 directors of Standard Chartered of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1189418/women-still-only-small-minority-hong-kongs-boardrooms
  9. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Why are gender issues women's work, asks Lam Woon-Kwong

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... Lam Woon-Kwong By joining the battle against sexual inequality men could be liberated from stereotypes, too Why are gender issues women's work? Over the past three years, I have attended many events to promote gender equality. Yet far too often, as I looked around the room, I found myself asking: "Where are the other men?" March 8th is the International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1185731/why-are-gender-issues-womens-work-asks-lam-woon-kwong
  10. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Human desire for equality is innate, science suggests

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... we share, irrespective of our background, race, gender, or abilities. By building on our basic instinct for justice, we can continually progress, and foster a better society for all. Lam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1121516/human-desire-equality-innate-science-suggests

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