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  1. News - Hong Kong - GENDER

    Men still hold most top jobs in Hong Kong public sector

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by Christy Choi

    ... appointed to such bodies are women. The gender disparity remains despite an ambitious report published by the Women's Commission in December 2011, which identified a lack of women in senior ... there were a number of reasons women missed out on appointments to top jobs and boards. They include gender biases about the leadership aptitude of women, a lack of transparency and rigour ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - GENDER

    Book review: Leftover Women, by Leta Hong Fincher

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China by Leta Hong Fincher Zed Books 4 stars  Joanna Chiu In China's biggest cities, well-educated women in their 20s are turning down promotions at work or even quitting their jobs, fearing they might become too old or too successful to find a husband. Their insecurities are stoked by government ...

  3. News - World - GENDER

    Germany allows babies to have indeterminate sex

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... to be registered as neither male nor female, but advocates called for broader reforms. Under the new legislation, the entry for gender can be left blank on birth certificates, effectively creating a category for indeterminate sex in the public register. But activists promoting the rights of so-called "intersex" people said they hoped the creation of a third gender option would open ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - GENDER

    Book review: #Girlboss, by Sophia Amoruso

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:08pm by Tessa Chan

    ... Tessa Chan #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso Portfolio & Putnam 3.5 stars Tessa Chan Sophia Amoruso is labelled a "problem child" from an early age- her first artistic expression is smearing poop on the walls of her kindergarten. As a child she� ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - GENDER

    After losing family, transsexual activist pushes for rights

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 02:04pm by Jennifer Cheng, Hedy Bok

    ... but a form of gender identity. Therefore, she said, it is important for lawmakers to address the differences that transgender individuals require compared with other sexual minority groups, but right ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - GENDER

    Hong Kong universities lack female leadership, says pro-vice chancellor of Chinese University

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... in the Times Higher Education's international rankings, but not in its Global Gender Index, where it falls in the middling rank for proportion of women in academia and would not register ... here last September as part of the British Council's Global Education Dialogues series - they called for gender to be included in international rankings to promote change. THE's index ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - GENDER

    Hong Kong starts to embrace transgender issues

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... nickname Siu-keung, talks candidly about his life - one that started as a girl. For years Wan struggled with gender dysphoria, a condition in which someone is uncomfortable with his or her biological gender. He strongly identified with the male psyche, and wanted to be a man. Growing up, he says, "to make myself comfortable with the 'girl' identity, I would position ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - GENDER

    Book review: What Do Women Want?

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... for signs of what in humans might be considered inverse or atypical gender behaviour. The same goes for human experiments, in which women are shown porn. Sure enough, the female rats are more ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - GENDER

    Book review: Queer Singapore, by Audrey Yue, Jun Zubillago-Pow

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... "heritage" and "identity" subjects (racial and gender politics, minority rights, and cultural and architectural legacies), when much-needed public conversations get ever smaller and more ...

  10. Business - Companies - GENDER

    Women advance as boards hire non-CEOs

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... it helps break the gender gap. If boards focus on chief executive directors, they will leave out many women since fewer have the background. "You can't just have a knee-jerk reaction ...




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