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  1. 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 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Style Check: no social good comes from a photo shoot showing violence

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:48pm by Jing Zhang

    ... stupidity or ignorance to think that his "contribution" to the issue of rape or general sexism and violence against women in India is constructive in anyone's world. Idiotic at best, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    Afghan men sentenced to death by hanging for gang rape of four women

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 08:32pm by AFP

    ... a male chaperone. Rape and violence against women and girls was rife, according to Amnesty International, which says that Afghan women are still routinely discriminated against, abused ... with the gang-rape of four women in a case that sparked nationwide outrage and highlighted the violence women face despite reforms since the Taliban era. The seven men, who stood in the dock dressed in brown ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Missile attack on buses fleeing violence in east Ukraine kills dozens of civilians

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:25am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kiev Convoy carrying women and children was hit by rebel mortar launchers despite display of white flags, according to government forces Attack on buses kills dozens of civilians Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine yesterday when their convoy of buses was hit by rocket fire, military spokesmen said. ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong women out of running for berth in Sevens World Series

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:50pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Lack of 'magical 14 minutes' costly Hong Kong's failure to produce "the magical 14 minutes" against the Netherlands and Portugal on Friday ended their hopes of playing for a berth in the IRB Women's Sevens World Series. The local side finished winless despite pushing both opponents close at Shek Kip Mei ...




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