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  1. 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
  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Fear of crime, inequality, race the subtexts of Oscar Pistorius trial

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:45pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Pretoria Court case launches national debate about high rates of violent crime and its connection to race Fear of crime, inequality subtexts of Pistorius trial Johan Gerber is a shy, neat man with iron-grey hair, a ready smile and a quiet voice. But on the streets, he has taken to carrying an open pocket knife with a mean 10cm blade, concealed in an envelope ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1467237/fear-crime-inequality-race-subtexts-oscar-pistorius-trial
  3. 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
  4. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    South Korea plans 'name and shame' policy against companies with few women

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 03:24pm by Staff Reporter

    ... years in a row may be publicly named, in an effort to tackle gender inequality in the workplace, the report cited government ministries as saying. It said more details of the scheme, led ... the workforce, and would set up a database of 100,000 female recruits by 2017 to help improve gender equality at senior levels in the public and private sectors, Bloomberg quoted the ministries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1420657/south-korea-plans-name-and-shame-policy-against-companies-few-women
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443945/south-china-morning-posts-denise-tsang-scoops-top-gender-prize
  8. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1438238/head-womens-foundation-wants-fight-gender-stereotypes
  9. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    Spread the wealth, IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by Peter Wilson

    ... people. The former French finance minister said in an interview with Post Magazine that improving the economic role of women, reducing income inequality and encouraging "greener" growth ... Lagarde said. "Our research shows that sustainable growth is better, and to actually feed sustainability, better inclusion and less inequality are highly recommended, and obviously green ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1433553/spread-wealth-imf-chief-christine-lagarde-urges-hong-kong
  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Wealth gap still plagues Indonesia ahead of presidential elections

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:31pm by BLOOM

    ... by the poorest half of the country stagnated last year, according to the World Bank. Growing inequality has boosted the popularity of Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo, whose Indonesian Democratic Party ... to Widodo by his nickname. The country's Gini coefficient, a measure of income inequality, widened to 0.41 in 2012, from 0.35 in 2005, a year after Yudhoyono became president, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1482443/wealth-gap-still-plagues-indonesia-ahead-presidential-elections

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