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  1. Abuse, poverty spur female infection rate

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... themselves from physical abuse and from HIV. Gender inequalities prevent women from asserting their rights and controlling the circumstances that increase their risk to infection. International ... women is exacerbated in countries at war where, in many cases, rape is used as a 'tool of war'. Major inequalities between men and women in all aspects of living persist in many parts ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Sex change patients getting younger, and are more likely to be women

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... younger Transsexuals in Hong Kong are now seeking gender-changing surgery at a much earlier age than two decades ago, and those coming forward are more likely to be women seeking to become men. ... in the lives of patients and so it is very rewarding," he said. Since 1987, Yuen has operated on more than 70 patients with gender identity disorder, a condition in which the patient does ...

  3. Mainland on course to achieve UN goals

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... on eradicating poverty and ensuring universal education. But more needs to be done to address problems such as HIV/Aids, the gender imbalance and environmental protection, a UN report released yesterday ... and hunger; providing universal primary education; significantly reducing child mortality; achieving gender equality and empowerment of women; improving maternal health; fighting diseases ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... professionals are perturbed by the lack of a qualified successor to Dr Albert Yuen, who has 26 years of experience in helping transsexuals change their gender. "Some patients are still ... hospitals. Since 1987, he has operated on 70 patients with gender identity disorder - that is, a person who does not accept the gender they were born with. Each patient can have up to three ...

  5. Gender-bending campaign targets boys

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... In the new Mother's Choice sex-education advertisement, a pregnant teenager tries to seek an abortion alone in a Shenzhen clinic. What makes the scene striking is that the 'mother-to-be' is a boy. The 45-second commercial tries to remind yo ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Mainland's organ donation system to be made fairer to recipients

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... University in Guangzhou, told the Guangzhou Daily a public effort in educating people about the value of organ donation was necessary to fundamentally end inequality in the system. Fairer deal ...

  7. Top female scientist on the trail of a cure

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... opportunities or skills. 'Gender inequality is not apparent at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. However, the disparity is quickly observed beyond that level, when women reach the period ...

  8. The Drowning

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... procedure. In The Drowning, read with slightly over-emphasised gravitas by Eamonn Riley, we begin with a man's murder, only we have no idea who he is, beyond his gender. Three months later, ...

  9. Nine-year deadline to meet grand goals

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... on less than US$1 a day and halve the proportion of people suffering from hunger. Achieve universal primary education. Promote gender equality and empower women: eliminate gender disparity ...

  10. Cataract patients in our city deserve better

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to this inequality would be a single registry of cataract patients who would be directed to the nearest available hospital for treatment when their names come to the top of the waiting list. But Hong Kong ...




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