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  1. A class of equals

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... relatively little has been done to address gender inequality in our schools. In 2001, the High Court ruled in a landmark case that the government's gender quotas in co-educational secondary ... privileges boys- often to their long-term detriment- while perpetuating undesirable gender stereotypes and inequity for both girls and boys. Teachers should avoid segregating boys from girls ...

  2. More effort needed to ensure gender equality

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For any modern society, the search for real gender equality in the home and the workplace has been a cherished but elusive goal. Many jurisdictions legislate to ensure there is no blatant discrimination against genders, while some feel the need for active policies to ensure there are more women in higher positions to redress inequality. It will always be impossible to measure how much ...

  3. Gender bender holiday on agenda

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and at home and their involvement in the fight against gender inequality towards women,' Fang said. He said he wanted to know what the women's federation suggested Shenzhen men do ... Women's Day. A draft provision on gender equality issued on Saturday by the All Women's Federation in the special economic zone would see it become the first mainland city to designate ...

  4. Gender gap threat to be felt by 2012, report says

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

    ... technology such as ultrasounds- were behind the surge in birth gender inequality, a phenomenon China had never seen before, Professor Liu said. According to the 2005 national population survey, ... Stephen Chen The damaging effects of an escalating, male-dominated gender gap on social stability and economic growth will be felt on the mainland by 2012, according to a new demographic ...

  5. A battle of wits

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... minds,' she said. 'Words are different from reality. An obvious example of gender inequality that cannot be resolved through administrative means is the village house scheme. Only males have ... enough to ensure gender equality'. Sam Yuk was the affirmative and Notre Dame took the negative stance. The debate took place on Tuesday at Notre Dame College. The adjudicators were Jeff ...

  6. Status symbol

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with not one female university chancellor. The gender gap is even wider in the boardroom and the executive suite. Gender inequalities are also manifest in many other areas, often with tragic ... and body-image-related illnesses reflects gaping holes in the education system and parental support. Persistent gender biases in the classroom and at home, and a highly sexist local media and advertising ...

  7. Pay gap for women workers is widening

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Tang So-kum, a psychology professor who also carries out studies on gender inequality, said some women agreed to take lower pay, especially in male-dominated industries, simply to secure jobs. ... The outspoken former head of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), Anna Wu Hung-yuk, said: 'Hong Kong definitely has not achieved gender equality in the area of employment. We still see a wide ...

  8. Battle of the sexes needs truce

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Pulcheria Chung

    ... to your rescue: a man or woman? True and total gender equality can never be achieved. But gender inequality does not equal gender discrimination. We need to acknowledge that men and women ... Pulcheria Chung Pu-zi Gender equality is a concept that feminist groups are trying to achieve. But will an equal balance between the sexes ever truly exist? In my opinion, no. I am ...

  9. News - China

    China turns to all-boys classes as girls progress

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 05:24pm by AFP

    ... on the educational performances of 15-year-olds. “There are significant gender differences in educational outcomes,” it said, adding that high school graduation rates across the OECD were 87 per cent ...

  10. Farewell my concubine?

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... women in China get paid a third less than men on average, which is more than double the average gap worldwide. Even in government jobs and state-run enterprises, gender inequality has been ... be informed that taking one is not such a clever idea either. Just as generally only the women involved in the mainland's mistress culture become targets of opprobrium, so the gender disparity ...




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