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  1. 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
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731761/more-effort-needed-ensure-gender-equality
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969171/gender-bender-holiday-agenda
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's elitist election system plays right into hands of tycoons

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 02:42pm by MICHAEL PASKEWITZ

    ... Michael Paskewitz Michael Paskewitz says Beijing's proposal would only increase inequality Elitist election system plays into the hands of tycoons The central government's ... is to maintain the status quo. However, with rising economic inequality- Hong Kong's Gini coefficient is the highest in all Asia- comes social unrest, as we see in the Occupy protests around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1616169/hong-kongs-elitist-election-system-plays-right-hands-tycoons
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Festival Moon highlights inequality in Hong Kong, past and present

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:11am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... into a symbol of the corruption and inequality of Hong Kong's capitalistic system. The inaugural production of the left-wing Feng Huang studio, this classic of 1950s Putonghua-dialect cinema took ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1572721/art-house-festival-moon-highlights-inequality-hong-kong-past-and
  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sao Paulo's arts biennial gives a platform to Brazil's powerless minorities

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by GDN

    ... of them are left, but having been robbed of much of their land, they have one of the highest suicide rates in the world, as well as high levels of crime and alcoholism. Inequality in Brazil ... it is more of a soapbox from which the predominantly young artists have been commissioned to shout out about injustice, inequality, prejudice, ignorance and the possibility of change. The exhibition, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1600859/sao-paulos-arts-biennial-gives-platform-brazils-powerless
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Key to inequality is soaring home prices

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:15pm by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong While soaring prices have widened income gaps in major economies, the real culprit for land supply shortages must be tackled: regulatory inertia Home truths behind inequality ... in France. The release of his book in the US has coincided with a great deal of public concern over the rising inequality of income and wealth, especially its concentration among a small fraction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1566938/key-inequality-soaring-home-prices
  8. Many hurdles remain on road to gender equality

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the American director. There was nothing coincidental about the occasions. Women must keep in mind that the award was not about gender- it was for directing. The inequalities run deep in some ... Kathryn Bigelow's winning of the Academy Award for best director would seem a triumph for gender equality. Films are a reflection of society, and her crowning as the first woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708179/many-hurdles-remain-road-gender-equality
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621340/gender-gap-threat-be-felt-2012-report-says
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    BRICS countries' investment in education will change the world

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by IRINA BOKOVA

    ... achieved gender parity in participation, as well. Only a decade ago, these two goals seemed almost impossible. Enrolments in pre-primary and secondary education have also grown dramatically. ... to bridge China's rural-urban divide in educational and economic development. To tackle inherent inequalities that were the legacy of apartheid, South Africa has made the poorest 40 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596142/brics-countries-investment-education-will-change-world

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