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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Women push engineering as a job that isn't just for the boys

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by Christy Choi

    ... machinery. But a local university and an NGO are coming together in a drive to make the subject a more attractive option for women. The University of Science and Technology is working with the Women's Foundation on initiatives to encourage women to take their place among the professionals putting together the smartphones, software and technology networks of the future. The drive ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten drug scandal leads to calls for overhaul of regulations

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... their children were given the antiviral, also known as ABOB, for several years. Doctors advise it should not be given to pregnant women and children because of possible side-effects including dizziness ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Nanjing politicians claim pupils at risk of gender identity disorder due to excess of female teachers

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:38am by Andrea Chen

    ... the possibility that pupils could suffer from gender-identity disorder. If a boy is surrounded by women from kindergarten to secondary school, the period that shapes one’s identity, he will miss the best ... female perspectives because primary schools are way too feminised. But men are expected to bear more responsibilities than women in a society,” Dong Jinyu, the Chief Executive Officer of Chinese ...

  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    Activists lament workplace discrimination against women in China

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... 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 ... accepting the bank job, she missed out on a job as a student counsellor at a Wuhan university, later learning that the job had been reserved for male applicants. Zheng Churan, a women's rights ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools double classes to cope with influx

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 03:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... arise if the influx of children were to ease amid measures to stop mainland women giving birth in Hong Kong. He worried that the additional classes would then be terminated and teachers fired, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Fear over shortage of preschool places spreads to Tuen Mun

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... who pulled two all-nighters applying for several other preschools. She said when she gave birth to her daughter at Baptist Hospital, the five other women in her six-bed ward were mainlanders. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Most teachers support curbs on swearing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... to handle conduct issues. Teachers' conduct in Hong Kong is currently regulated by the Council on Professional Conduct in Education. The survey found that 75 per cent of women teachers believed ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    South Asian candidates ace Chinese exam

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com S Asian candidates ace Chinese exam Three of the nine non-Chinese women who took a two-year international secondary course in Chinese reading and writing ... or Bangladesh. The results of the other two women, from France and Britain, are not known as they could not be reached. Most of the candidates are aged between 25 and 56 and have lived in Hong Kong ...

  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Less than 20pc of left-behind students have used internet

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... to the internet. Han Jialing, who led the research, said the study was based on analysis of an unpublished survey on women's social status conducted by the All-China Women's Federation which ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Care in the community

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Eliz Wong spent working for a charity in Inner Mongolia last summer, the Chinese University student witnessed first-hand how NGOs empower and support disadvantaged women. "The group offers local women access to microfinance, giving them the opportunity to exercise their rights and helping them achieve gender equality. With the money they can decide on - or at least discuss ...




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