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  1. Islamic law guarantees women's rights

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing in response to the star letter 'Battle for women's rights continues' published in the Young Post on September 1. Katie Leung said treatment of women in some Muslim societies was worrying. She said they have to obey their fathers and husbands and, if they do not, they will be punished. I think this is due to a lack of knowledge about Islamic law, ...

  2. A champion of women's rights

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wang Ching-feng, 57, graduated from National Chengchi University's law school 1975 Begins legal career, championing women's rights 1987 Co-founds the Taipei Women's Rescue Foundation, which works to protect children, rescue teenagers from prostitution and gains more rights for female victims of human trafficking 1992 Sets up a legal services hotline for Taiwanese women ...

  3. Battle for women's rights continues

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by modern society. Conservative regimes must be monitored to protect the innocent. Katie Leung, Leung Shek Chee College From the Editor Thanks for your letter, Katie. The battle for women's ... An ideal world would allow freedom of religion yet emphasise human rights. In many Muslim societies, men have to wear long dress-like outfits whether it's summer or winter. Women ...

  4. Women's group fears setback for gay rights

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it would be 'sacrificing gay rights', a women's rights group said yesterday. The Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities urged legislators to pass the amendment ... saying that extending the law to same-sex couples could undermine the foundations of Hong Kong society. Au Mei-po, spokeswoman for the women's group, hit out at the opposition ...

  5. Stand up for women's rights

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Women in Hong Kong are treated well. The law advocates equality of the sexes, which means women can have their own businesses and pursue what they like. But in some other parts of the world, men have been destroying women's dreams for thousands of years. According to the United Nations, as many as 70 per cent of women worldwide experience violence, usually at the hands ...

  6. Howzat for women's rights in Islamic Pakistan

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the state of women's cricket in Pakistan today. Gone are the days when the national team used to languish at the bottom of the ladder, or played at stadiums where male spectators were banned from entering. For today, the Pakistan women's team are ranked sixth in the world, and restrictions surrounding women playing the game are gradually eroding. 'Especially in the big ...

  7. Man on a mission for women's justice

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... of the path of women's rights in Pakistan for at least half of its 61-year history. It all began with the political trailblazer herself. 'I became federal law secretary for Benazir [Bhutto] ... was never officially published. If I want to see a copy I have to go to a women's organisation.' Bhutto had two opportunities to make a big change for women, Mr Zahid says- she was prime ...

  8. Secret of harmonious police marriage comes down to two words

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The job of a police officer is highly stressful, a line of work that often involves staring right into the heart of darkness. No wonder it often puts a strain on marriages. So you might expect the force to run high-quality sophisticated counselling services. But some 'tips on harmonious marriage' by the Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, which ...

  9. Showpiece tournament seeks HK$5.5m bailout

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong's top international tournament, the Women's Champions Challenge, has gone cap in hand to the government after Indian diamond manufacturers, the JB Group, ... as an events capital of Asia. Although a special event, and not part of the official WTA circuit, the Women's Champions Challenge has brought the world's leading players to Hong Kong ...

  10. Total lack of support means it's all 'special events' from here

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a real pity that Hong Kong doesn't host an official event on either the men's or women's tours. We used to have one. The Salem Open was once a major tournament that put Hong Kong ...




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