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  1. 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 ...

  2. UN meeting too short, say women's lobbyists

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... not have longer to press the issues. The delegation consists of representatives from the Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor, the Civic Party, as well as The Frontier lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing and other women's rights organisations. The routine review looks at the situation of women in treaty countries, including China. In a press release, the activists said United Nations officials ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong should push for a role in IRB Women's Sevens Series

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HK has been a pioneer in promoting women's rugby; now the city must try to bag a leg of the world sevens series We should make bid for equality ... was made in 2005. Having learned that lesson, the International Rugby Board, by 2009, had pushed the boundaries and encouraged its members to develop the women's game. That has now paid off. ...

  4. Women 'used as bait' in sex probe

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... way because we got the guy convicted,' said Assistant district commander for Central district Kenneth Pemberton. But legislator Emily Lau Wai-hing and Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor said ... Yuk-kai, director of Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor, said the police had shown 'a totally misplaced priority'. 'It means they are using women as prey, ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and comfortable. A 'feeding law' will represent further protection of women's rights and I hope it can be brought in as soon as possible, so that mothers are no longer ridiculed ...

  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. Sport - Hong Kong - SQUASH

    IOC officials watch women's squash semis, but rain forces men indoors

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Wet weather forces change in venue after assessors catch only the women's semi-finals Olympic setback as rain spoils visit of IOC officials With two International Olympic Committee programme commissioners in the city to evaluate squash's bid to be included at the 2020 Games, the rain could not have come at a worse time. Only the women's ...

  8. Olympic surprise for HK women's team

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com The Hong Kong's women's team won a place in this summer's London Olympic Games after Lee Ho-ching's quarter-final finish at the final ... said a spokesman for the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association. 'Anyway, this is good news as we can now confirm both the men's and women's teams can go to London.' Hong ...

  9. Women's cricket team squander a golden opportunity, captain says

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong lacked the 'hunger to win' and squandered a golden opportunity to secure a rare Asian Games team medal, women's cricket captain Connie Wong Ar-yan ... a relatively strong position of 71 for two to lose seven wickets- five in suicidal run-outs- for one more run. Wong, 33, played a lone hand scoring 47. Wong said women's cricket would have ...

  10. HK women's travel plans hit by Bangkok turmoil

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The Hong Kong women's team were caught in no-man's land yesterday, having to delay a trip to Bangkok to take part in the Asian Games qualifying tournament, which ... for November's Asian Games in Guangzhou after finishing third in a tournament in Bangladesh last week, the women's team have to take part in a qualifying tournament. Originally eight teams were ...




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