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  1. 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
  2. News - World - SURROGACY

    Australian parents rejected surrogate twin in India on basis of gender: judge

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 09:51pm by AP

    ... to its gender Australia faced calls yesterday for a national inquiry into commercial surrogacy after a judge revealed that a couple rejected their child born in India to a surrogate mother because of the baby's gender, but took its twin sibling home to Australia instead. News of the case that dates back to 2012 follows a recent furore over an Australian couple who left behind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613011/australian-parents-rejected-surrogate-twin-india-basis-gender-judge
  3. 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
  4. Business - Companies - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    Women still only a small minority in Hong Kong's boardrooms

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... Ngai, the chief executive of Community Business, said there was an adequate supply of talented women but it was hard to say how long it would before the city had a more balanced gender ... or more believed to be the tipping point, can real culture change occur and boards then reap the benefits of gender diversity. Three out of 10 directors of Standard Chartered of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1189418/women-still-only-small-minority-hong-kongs-boardrooms
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Income and gender equality can boost Hong Kong's economic growth, says IMF's Lagarde

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm

    ... of inequalities and greener growth, I am personally passionate, yes.” Governments in Hong Kong and elsewhere should remember, she says, that all the evidence suggests that greater income equality, gender ... Never one of the boys, Christine Lagarde has built a remarkable career as an outsider, be it by gender, profession or language spoken. Peter Wilson meets the ever-elegant, enigmatic head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1431061/income-and-gender-equality-can-boost-hong-kongs-economic
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rising US income inequality hits state tax revenue and threatens budgets

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Richest 1 per cent are thriving, but they often shield much of their income from taxes Rising US wealth gap hits state revenue Income inequality is taking ... has slowed, states have faced tensions over whether to raise taxes or cut spending to balance their budgets as required by law. "Rising income inequality is not just a social issue," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593297/rising-us-income-inequality-hits-state-tax-revenue-and-threatens-budgets
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739758/class-equals
  8. Budget decisions that take gender into account

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Su-Mei Thompson The release of the budget in Hong Kong unleashed a tsunami of public dissatisfaction. At The Women's Foundation, we are particularly concerned about gender inequality ... care services- support here would have alleviated the care burden on families, particularly women. To determine where gender inequities lie, the government needs to adopt mechanisms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740238/budget-decisions-take-gender-account
  9. 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
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Greater equality would be a worthy cause for students to fight for

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Greater equality is worth fighting for There is a straight line directly connecting Alexis de Tocqueville and the Gini coefficient measurement of inequality. The author of Democracy in America examines in depth two fundamental modern conditions: liberty and equality. Some social scientists have claimed a correlation of high inequality (a Gini coefficient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1620103/greater-equality-would-be-worthy-cause-students-fight

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