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  1. Comment - Letters

    Women's Day must support migrants

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... International Women's Day 2013, we urge Hong Kong people to have solidarity with refugee and migrant women. These women have experienced some of the worst forms of gender inequality ... to celebrate women's accomplishments and tackle gender equality issues. However, the concerns of some of Hong Kong's most vulnerable groups- refugee and migrant women- are conspicuously ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong girls using wider variety of drugs than boys as addicts get younger

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:17am by Bernice Chan

    ... The gender dynamic in Hong Kong's drug culture is also illustrated in Ah Ming's story. His face is still marked with red blotches and he suffers from extremely dry skin from prolonged meth ... to seek help from Caritas. Gender is a very important aspect of drug use and manifests itself in different ways depending on the drug, says Karen Joe Laidler, a sociology professor ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    Death penalty in China linked to social inequality, say critics

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... lawyers and activists say is an unfair application of capital punishment on the mainland. Mao Lixin, a Beijing-based criminal lawyer, said capital punishment was linked to social inequality ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:42am by STAFF

    ... What does the attack have anything to do with press freedom?! Leung Chai-yan, daughter of the chief executive, comments on the attack on journalist Kevin Lau Chun-to   It starts early and it gets worse during the teen years. The gender piece is really missing from Hong Kong life Su-mei Thompson, chief executive of The Women's Foundation, laments the "toxic" gender ...

  6. Magazines - Style - SECONDS

    Scents of adventure

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:58pm by DANIEL SCHEFFLER

    ... Be. Herman's observation also lends credence to the ever-shifting role of gender in perfume, that is to say whether a scent is masculine or feminine. Men wore more floral scents ... in the current day and age. On a more philosophical note, Herman observes, it touches on the fluidity of gender roles and how they are culturally constructed, and Chandler Burr, the former New York Times ...

  7. Business - Companies - EMPLOYMENT

    Older workers, especially women, still have much to offer

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:57am by Stephen Vines

    ... that women managers in Hong Kong were the least confident about their career opportunities, fearing their gender to be a barrier to promotion. In some ways, this is shocking because the rest ... the stigma of being seen as having got jobs on the strength of their gender. This is a well-rehearsed debate and not at all one-sided. However, if the issue of gender discrimination is simply viewed ...

  8. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Japan laboratory says stem-cell data faked by researcher Haruko Obokata

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... an appeal to Riken in coming days." Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made greater gender equality and female advancement in the workforce a plank of his economic revival strategy for Japan. ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - WHITE COLLAR

    Firms slow on the heels of HKEx gender diversity rule

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 01:00pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... in September. The policy aims to ensure that board memberships will have more diversity in terms of gender, knowledge, age and background. BlackRock’s study found that 13 per cent of the surveyed firms’ ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    When do we declare the cruise terminal a white elephant?

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:33am by Howard Winn

    ... on the breakdown of small and medium-sized enterprise owners by gender, it says that more than 80 per cent of high-growth enterprises in Hong Kong were founded by men, thus trailing mainland China ... a "gender lens" to the development of the SME sector and business ownership. "The new centre would be tasked with the systematic collection of gender-disaggregated data and detailed ...




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