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  1. 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 ...

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    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 ...

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    This critique of capitalism hits the nail on the head

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by PERRY LAM

    ... of is that today's most advanced economies, led by the United States, Britain and France, have not only regressed to 19th-century levels of income inequality, they have also found a way back to patrimonial ... in capital's share of income- whether in the form of corporate profits, dividends, rents or sales of property- in turn directly increase inequality because ownership of capital is always much more ...

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    Hong Kong needs to do more to counter pregnancy discrimination

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... average of 36 per cent. In effect, stereotypical thinking surrounding childcare responsibilities remain one of the most deeply entrenched causes of gender inequality. Traditional gender roles are at work here: the women as the family's caretakers and the men as the primary breadwinners. But who benefits when we hold on to our gender stereotypes? Not the mothers, many of whom ...

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    Teach inclusive values and end the waste caused by discrimination

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... factors such as their disability and gender. In each case, a promising future was cut off. We are left with the lingering thought that we had failed, as a society, to fulfil our core values ... remain prevalent, to the detriment of us all. Discrimination, more often than not, arises out of an assumption that a person is less capable because of factors such as their race, gender ...

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    Stargazers' camp puts blindness in a new light

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... Lam Woon-kwong People with disabilities need to be seen as individuals with their own unique talents Stargazers' camp puts blindness in a new light A few weeks ago, I attended the Stargaze Camp for All and the Blind, an annual event organised by the ...

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    Battle for ethnic minority children

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... as one of its key recommendations to the government on tackling the educational inequity. Other recommendations included the development of an alternative curriculum and assessment framework. ...



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