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  1. Women's movement

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the workforce. She said tapping into this pool of women could help ease some of the city state's labour shortages. 'If we've got women at home, and we've got the technology available, ... an influx of female employees in the past decade, with women now representing 30 per cent of the company's workforce. She said this influx of female employees coincided with changes in societal ...

  2. Men about the house

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and 2010, according to the Women and Men in Hong Kong report released by Census and Statistics Department last year. It mirrors men's falling participation in the workforce, from 80.5 per cent ... societies are still largely wedded to traditional notions of men's key role being outside the home as providers, with women being responsible for raising the children and keeping house. ...

  3. Search goes on for role models

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... focus on the number of women at board level, she says. That is important but, in her opinion, the more significant factors for women in the workforce are hiring, rehiring and retention. ... John Cremer Hong Kong may take pride in its position as a modern financial centre, but there is always room for improvement. One key area- the role and representation of women- remains ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... where men and women work towards a decent living, instead of victimising one gender and using sexual discrimination as a pretext to struggle for power beyond equality. Men have borne much of the brunt of the upheaval from so-called feminism. Feminist scholar Fanny Cheung (Post, March 8) has presented a misleading case of what women face in Hong Kong. It portrays a picture in which women ...

  5. Under-represented and undervalued

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Catherine Ng

    ... Catherine Ng Some people feel that the status of women is already very high in Hong Kong, and therefore, there is no need for a civic movement to fight for their rights. I disagree. In the new 60-seat Legislative Council, only 11 legislators are women. In Tung Chee-hwa's Executive Council, only two are women. According to the Census and Statistics Department, only ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Women in China still not equal to men

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China's women need equality Women hold up half the sky, said the Great Helmsman. In the mainland corporate world, that may have become true. If a new survey by an international accounting group is correct, half (51 per cent) of senior management jobs in mainland companies are now held by women. This places the mainland ahead of Hong Kong, other Asian economies ...

  7. Women barely make dent in the salary gap

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Women are narrowing the pay gap with men- but not by much. The latest survey by the Census and Statistics Department shows men still earn about 20 per cent more than women. The median monthly salary of women- excluding overseas domestic helpers- was HK$10,000 last year, 83 per cent of the HK$12,000 median earned by men. In 2006, women ...

  8. A good start in getting more women on board

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan In the 1980s, Norway required that 40 per cent of public committee members should be female. It passed a law in the past decade requiring women to make up 40 per cent ... are to be women. Many bodies, like the Hospital Authority, the Broadcasting Authority and, of course, the Women's Commission, already exceed that level. But some fall far short. According ...

  9. Scales tip as women outnumber men

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Norma Connolly

    ... in the workforce had fallen from 76.6 per cent in 1996. Felix Yip, vice-president of development of the Hong Kong People Management Association, said he was not surprised by the increasing numbers of women in the workforce, especially at the managerial or professional level. 'We're seeing more women in business schools. They're getting better academic results and are more detail oriented than ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Strauss-Kahn gives South Sudan some 'special attention'

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... we're being naïve.   Women in oil Those of you racking your brains as to how to attract more women into the oil and gas industry might care to reflect on the advice of Elena Anisimova, ... "The problem is with cultural and social issues." The industry needs to make a concerted effort to support and attract women, she says. "For example, a popular movie where women would ...




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