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  1. Stand up for women's rights

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of men they know well, most often their husbands or partners. Violence against women takes place all over the world, but it is an especially serious problem in Africa and Asia. A particularly bad ... everyday items like clothes, furniture and bedding- to the survivors of these terrible attacks. Most importantly, we need to raise awareness of violence against women. Riza Yiu Tsz-ying From ...

  2. NGO gets HK$5m boost to help victims of family violence

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... programme for victims of family violence, giving help especially to those whose cases are subject to judicial proceedings, Social Welfare director Patrick Nip Tak-kuen said yesterday. 'The government is committed to combating domestic violence and has continuously provided new resources to enhance the preventive, supportive and follow-up services for victims of domestic violence ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    'Legalised violence' against transsexuals must stop

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 07:21pm by SAM WINTER

    ... dropout and barriers to employment- experiences that blight trans women's lives and push them out towards the margins. Sadly, our government perpetrates violence against trans women (and ... transsexual women- who bear higher risks of HIV infection, Aids-related death and gender-related violence than most women- remain largely forgotten. Transsexualism is an internationally recognised ...

  4. Children suffer as HK social development slows, study finds

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... indicates family life has worsened to a 'desperate' level, with more divorces and domestic violence, while children have become the hardest-hit social group. The index, drawn up ... children, those on low incomes, and women. Results have been announced every two years since 2000. The overall social development index in 2010 was 172, a nominal improvement from the 170 recorded ...

  5. Dramatic rise in violence against women revealed in new study

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the panel responsible for drawing up the law, said: 'The work is going ahead on schedule. The draft law addresses the issue of physical violence against women in the home. At this stage, ... Alice Yan Of 20,000 questioned, more than half admit they have been beaten recently A dramatic rise in domestic violence has been revealed in the first national survey on women ...

  6. Acid thrown during fight at Ladies Market, injuring 11 people

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Danny Mok

    ... Austin Chiu and Danny Mok Eleven people suffered burns after a man flung acid during a fight that erupted along the crowded, narrow lanes of the Ladies Market in Mong Kok last night. Two of the victims remain in hospital and a 28-year-old man has been arr ...

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

    Who said it?

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... will be delivered Sonia Gandhi, to protesters camped outside her home demanding action to stop violence against women ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    England out to make amends for losses in past three WRWC finals

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... fourth-time lucky when they play Canada in the final of the women's Rugby World Cup on Sunday. The Red Roses were crowned world champions way back in 1994, but that tournament was devalued ... in their semi-final to run out comfortable 40-7 winners to set up a repeat of the pool A decider, which ended in a 13-all draw, against Canada. It’s going to be about managing pressure, dealing ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Coach Anna Richards leads Hong Kong into unknown territory

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:15pm

    ... SCMP reporter Hosts handed tough draw for Women’s Sevens World Series qualifier on home turf Hong Kong’s women sevens players will face one of their toughest challenges yet when they bid for glory on home turf in next month’s Women’s Sevens World Series qualifying event. The International Rugby Board on Tuesday announced details of the 12-team international tournament including ...

  10. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN states overcome divide to reach historic pact against abuse of women

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... setting out a code of conduct for combating violence against women. Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim countries agreed to language stating violence against women and girls could not be justified ... states including Iran had formed what diplomats called "an unholy alliance" to weaken a statement calling for tough global standards on violence against women and girls. They had ...




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