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  1. Labour laws 'unfair to women'

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland's labour laws are discriminatory as they force women to retire five years earlier than men, according to a delegate at the ninth conference of the All China Women's ... 'But so many women are just at their peak at that stage and so have considerably more to offer,' she said. Women's shorter careers also translated into smaller pensions, she said. ...

  2. Women's group sets five-year target

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... on the auditorium were mostly occupied by male officials - including the entire Politburo Standing Committee, headed by President Hu Jintao. The federation will also seek to increase women's participation in grassroots democracy, the chairwoman said. She said the body was most concerned to protect women's rights and fight sex discrimination in the job market, the rise of domestic ...

  3. Village drunks face women's ire

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... in the Indian countryside. It is a social evil that women have struggled against for decades without success. A rural woman who questions her husband's God-given right to do as he pleases ...

  4. Publicity urged for law on marital rape

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... professor and women's rights advocates. They are calling on the government to launch a public education campaign to promote the law and help improve gender equality. Chan Yu, director ... out by the centre in August, 40 per cent of women were not aware of the law, although 68 per cent agreed that the law could further protect women's rights. 'We are disappointed ...

  5. Real equality for women

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I fully support your leader headlined 'Laws alone won't ensure equality of the sexes' (September 2). The problem with China is not that it lacks laws to protect the rights ... with the same abilities in life. China's road will be long and we should take note of the struggles of the black minority in America. The US with its civil rights laws has uplifted the plight ...

  6. Women fight for upholding of their rights

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... for better protection of women's rights and help them to cope with problems arising in a changing society. Gu Xiulian, All-China Women's Federation chairwoman, said the federation was concerned about the growing trend of sexual harassment in the workplace, domestic violence and the denial of women's rights to own land in the countryside. She said the meeting would help ...

  7. Women's records tumble

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A total of 31 records were broken at The Hong Kong Chinese Women's Club College's 25th annual Athletics Meet at Chai Wan Sports Stadium recently. Sapphire House were the overall champions. ...

  8. Spectacular women's squash showcase

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... squash court will be assembled outdoors from December 7 to 13 for the final rounds of the prestigious Credit Suisse Privilege Women's World Open Squash Championship, the most important women's event on the professional calendar. The competition will attract the world's top-ranked players, including Hong Kong's Asian Champion, Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin. 'With ...

  9. Lack of passion puts women's teams out of fashion

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... a reason why America's fledgling female professional soccer league, the WUSA, announced this week that it would cease operations. There's also a reason why the Women's National ... was one of three Washington Freedom players to make the All-WUSA team, so your indignation, not to mention the knuckle sandwich, would be warranted. It's just that women's professional ...

  10. Women's forum to attract global talent

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... A group of renowned women business leaders will convene in Hong Kong later this year for a conference and local awards ceremony that organisers hope will inspire the city's female professionals. The International Women's Forum and the American Chamber of Commerce are to co-host the first Women of Influence conference and awards, which they hope will become an annual event. ...




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