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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Women's work is not yet done

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by CARINE LAI

    ... a roomful of university students whether gender inequality still exists in Hong Kong, chances are you'll get a resounding "no". Young women today will have experienced little overt ... sexes are working in entry-level jobs and relatively unhindered by family responsibilities. As they age, gender inequalities will probably resurface. Education and employment data shows ...

  2. 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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Alarm sounded on gender imbalance

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li 10pc of men will struggle to find a mate in 20 years: experts Population experts have sounded an alarm over the mainland's widening gender imbalance, warning that 10 per ... Institute of Population and Labour Economics said the newborn gender ratio reached an alarming 121.2 boys to 100 girls in 2004 after more than two decades of parental attempts to select the sex ...

  10. 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 ...




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