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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Mixing powerful with the vulnerable, as at Hunan Gymnastics School, seems an invitation to evil

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:16am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Beware the predatory nature of power It's a sad fact of life but it seems that often when you have powerful men with easy access to young children and women ... single mothers sent to Catholic convents in Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s. The women were turned into indentured servants to pay off their fees while the convents received heavy state subsidies ...

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    Should Hong Kong women take to the boardroom or look after the children?

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:12am by Alex Lo

    ... of Britain's 30% Club, which pushes for more women in corporate boardrooms, she is also a mother of nine children. Nine! She is definitely a woman who has it all. As Saturday is International Women's Day, there is a rush of activities this week promoting women's issues. Morrissey was in town to help some of these organisations, such as the Women's Foundation. She believes ...

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    Have men indeed become obsolete?

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 05:33am by Hari Kumar

    ... The confirmation of Yellen to the post of Fed chair has also brought hope to some that the glass ceiling for women will be truly broken in the financial world. But others have gone beyond that and have ... is not just getting equal, women are earning more than men in many cases. That prompted Rosin to predict the creation of a "virtual matriarchy in the parts of the [United States] that used ...

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    Democracy is a real religion

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... always the same: soccer, soccer gambling, horse-race gambling, other sports, including sports cars, and women. As we got older, we added children and schooling to our conversations. As post-60s ...

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    We all pay a price for this slavish system

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... servant in Hong Kong is no bed of roses. However, it probably beats working in many Middle Eastern and Asian countries. The survey of more than 3,000 women by a migrant workers' NGO found 58 ... There is something fundamentally wrong about keeping more than 300,000 foreign-born women as a permanent underclass in self-styled modern and progressive Hong Kong. If nothing else, it teaches our children ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Smart apps monitor our every move

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... all the time. Feminists have appropriated the term and call it the masculine gaze, the control over how women behave even when no one is watching in a male-dominated society. But the idea ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Standing up for the freedom to dress

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... of rights activists, who say such claims end up putting the blame on victims for such attacks. A Toronto police officer set off a worldwide reaction in 2011, when he advised women "not to dress ... their thinking - the Taliban in Pakistan's Waziristan area. Having earlier successfully warned women off from revealing dresses, they are taking another step forward. They want men to cover up too. ...

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    Guest house row is just so academic

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and pregnant mainland women whose babies will be delivered at its hospital down the road! "A prosecution will be instituted immediately if there is sufficient evidence that the premises concerned ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Gender equality still a distant dream

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... between nations and regions. In rich countries and advanced economies, the debate is often about how women can "have it all", that is, both having a family and pursuing a successful ... countries, it's often about basic protection for the safety and dignity of women. Hong Kong is well on its way to achieving advanced economy status and it has undeniably made great progress ...

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    New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's last line of defence - his wife

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... involving their husbands. It was not just political commentators who criticised Huma. Some saw her role as a slap in the face of all women fighting husbands who trample on their dignity. She ...




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