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  1. Male order

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... as the successes. Instead of a celebration of achievements, the talk at meetings of women's rights groups across the region will be of drawing up new battle plans and enacting strategies. Their enemies ... that this is not the way it is. More radical measures such as quotas are needed to get things moving.' Whatever the method, activists agree that women's rights are being rolled back. The measures agreed ...

  2. Jordan takes lead in Muslim women's fight for equal rights

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the American-born Queen Noor. The women's movement could hardly ask for a better figurehead. When Vanity Fair listed Queen Rania as one of the world's best-dressed women, she was quick to declare that beauty 'is more about strength of character, disposition, demeanour and the kindness of your heart'. Another relentless royal upholder of women's rights is Princess Basma, King ...

  3. Hotline hears a litany of women's tragedies

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... family and marriage need to be further materialised,' Mr Hu said. 'Efforts to eradicate violations on women's rights and interests also needed to be further strengthened.' ... of the meeting commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. In his keynote address President Hu Jintao vowed to better protect the rights of women on the mainland. ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the institution of marriage and family. This bond does not mean 'slavery for women' as the pseudo-feminists have been claiming since Simone de Beauvoir. Especially now, sound families are more ... and harmony are a few of the most obvious costs. The Women's Commission has long been promoting respect and harmony between men and women with an aim to achieve gender equality. Among our various ...

  5. HK's last hope rests on women's doubles

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung in Wuxi Hong Kong's last remaining hope for table tennis glory this year rests on the women's doubles. That follows the elimination of all other contenders after ... third-round player Li Ching lost 4-1 to veteran Ma Lin of Guangdong (11-6, 11-7, 12-14, 11-6, 11-4). Hong Kong's four elite women players all lost out in the women's singles third round ...

  6. Women's loo queue inquiry

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the results of the study, part of a review of the design of the sewerage system, were expected to be released this year. The Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunity in 2002 cited the shortage of women's toilets as evidence of the government's lack of sensitivity to people's needs. Of 843 female respondents to a coalition survey, 54 per cent complained there were ...

  7. WAC women's team set relay records

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI The women's relay team from Watson's Athletic Club (WAC) set two new records in the 4x1,500 metres relay at the Hong Kong Open Athletic Meet 2005 (Race One) on Sunday. ... Kong's top athletes were missing, as they were on duty at the Asian Championships in South Korea over the weekend. In the women's 200m, Hui Man-ling snatched the gold medal with a time ...

  8. HK reach final of women's team event

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong reached the final of the women's team event at the Asian Championships for the second consecutive time after defeating Japan in Jeju, South Korea, yesterday. Tie ... Hong Kong have won the women's team title was in 1992 when they defeated China in the final in New Delhi. Hong Kong women's coach Li Hui-fan said the Koreans were not without quality, ...

  9. Graceful Zhang outclasses Xie to win women's crown

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin It was a match-up between the Olympic champion and the world champion and of style and grace versus superb talent and quickness of foot. And the Athens heroine reigned supreme as China's Zhang Ning won the women's singles title after three games in one of day's most interesting clashes that brought out the best of the pair. With a quaint smile and a wave ...

  10. SAR pin hopes on women's triple gold

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... and triples. 'Our target is to get into top five overall and our gold medal hope is the women's triple event,' Cheung said. 'We are also hopeful that the men's team will win ...




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