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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rock stars and celebrities get in a mess over Tibet and Palestinian cause

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by Alex Lo

    ... she denounced sexual violence against women in conflict zones at the opening of the first global summit on the issue attended by official representatives from more than 100 countries. ...

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    Humanitarian stories relating to Cambodia and Pakistan too good to be true

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 05:27am by Alex Lo

    ... It turns out she made up all those stories, as well as exaggerating the number of women she and the foundation named after her saved, according to an investigation by Newsweek magazine. Actually, ...

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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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    Treat porn as a public health issue

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... a female colleague will discuss porn from the perspectives of women. "Porn is without doubt the most powerful form of sex education today," said Gail Dines, a feminist and sociologist, ... Exploitation summit to be held this week near Washington. Porn advocates, usually the ones who make the most money out of it, like to argue it expands our sexual horizons and empowers women. Anyone who ...

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    More respect all round would help Cathay Pacific's harassed attendants

    Posted May 06th 2014, 04:07am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Harassed by the Cathay class system Does wearing sexy clothes make women a more enticing target of sex pests? Cathay Pacific's Flight Attendants Union seems to think so. Indeed, a figure cited by the union's honorary secretary Michelle Choi sounds positively alarming. Since the introduction of more revealing uniforms for female attendants in 2011, ...

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    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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    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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    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 ...

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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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    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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