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  1. The rights and wrongs of Women's Day

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is always good to see efforts being made to promote equality between the sexes. And on the eve of International Women's Day, examples are not hard to find. Many ... place at Harbour City shopping mall yesterday. This was billed as an event staged in celebration of Women's Day. However, the title 'Salute to Women- Beauty Queen' suggests ...

  2. Female judges to hear women's cases

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... involving women, children and senior citizens. The Women's Collegiate Bench is made up of seven judges who will hear cases involving domestic violence and others in which the rights of women, ... the Shandong Women's Federation requested that it do more to protect the rights of women and children. Similar courts have been set up in Guangxi and Jiangsu provinces. These courts focus on cases ...

  3. Women's league set to take off

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Cricket Club, Kowloon Cricket Club and Lamma Women's Cricket Club- will take part in the 30-over per side round-robin format which runs until March. The Hong Kong Cricket Association's general manager Danny Lai described the launch as a 'historical moment'. Lai said the association was moving in the right direction in giving women a chance of playing hard-ball ...

  4. Invest in women's wisdom

    Posted Oct 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Catherine Ng

    ... share our core ideology and vision, please take note of two key dates and act. December 10 is International Human Rights Day and March 8 is International Women's Day. To do something ... Resources) Fund is one of many women's funds in the world that shape a different culture of giving. Feminist philanthropy asks donors to use their money not just for purchasing goods ...

  5. Dramatic revival for women's theatre

    Posted Oct 04th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... and the creation of a unique women's theatre is being spearheaded by a 34-year-old Afghan-German, Julia Afifi. Supported by Germany's Goethe Institute, Afifi is directing several plays ... to women's productions. There will also be a discussion on women and the stage. 'Most students are unhappy with the present situation,' said Afifi. 'They want change.' ...

  6. Tribute puts wardrobes before rights

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... movement, organisers of yesterday's events saw no problem using March 8 as an excuse to celebrate women's wardrobes rather than their rights. '[Women';s day] was just an excuse ... Sophie Taylor Harbour City celebrated International Women's Day- by teaching women from Guangzhou how to look pretty and plugging clothing and makeup brands. Yesterday's event, ...

  7. Pair step aside to allow Navratilova's HK swansong

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Navratilova is considered the greatest women's player and still plays full-time doubles on the WTA Tour where she also competed in singles for an amazing 22 consecutive years from 1973 to 1994. ...

  8. Disabled to boycott women's group gala

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Representatives of a disabled group have refused to attend the Women's Commission's annual banquet on International Women's Day because it insisted the function ... this was not the first time the association had felt left out by the commission. She said it failed to invite them to a conference on gender perspectives two years ago. Lam Wai-ha, of the Women's Coalition, ...

  9. 'Viagra for women' in final trials

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang A treatment for female sexual dysfunction has entered the third phase of clinical trials in four Beijing hospitals. Its developer, US-based NexMed, hopes its women's answer to Viagra will make it even more money than Pfizer has earned from its little blue pill, as more women than men suffer from sexual dysfunction. 'The cream is expected to become the world's ...

  10. Janet's abreast of women's issues

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... with Tinnie Chow Janet Jackson is a do-gooder these days- perhaps to counter her image as a bare-it-all type of gal (she flashed her nipple to the world at the Super Bowl with the help of Justin Timberlake). In Tokyo last week to promote her latest best-s ...




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