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  1. 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 ... faced by breastfeeding mothers should not be taken lightly. I strongly support the campaign for a law to provide proper facilities for nursing and feeding in public places ('Mothers call ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616220/talkback
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666455/womens-group-fears-setback-gay-rights
  3. UN to hear about lack of work on sex equality

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The UN will be told of a lack of effort to protect women's rights in Hong Kong and the 'almost invisible' work of a public watchdog on equal opportunities, ... the government to defend women's rights. 'The Women's Commission in Hong Kong is only a consultative body which has no resources and no power,' she said, adding the Equal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558856/un-hear-about-lack-work-sex-equality
  4. UN to hear about lack of work on sex equality

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The UN will be told of a lack of effort to protect women's rights in Hong Kong and the 'almost invisible' work of a public watchdog on equal opportunities, ... the government to defend women's rights. 'The Women's Commission in Hong Kong is only a consultative body which has no resources and no power,' she said, adding the Equal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558854/un-hear-about-lack-work-sex-equality
  5. UN meeting too short, say women's lobbyists

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

    ... 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 ... Ambrose Leung Hong Kong activists seeking to raise the plight of women and the issue of family violence at a UN meeting in New York criticised the agency for refusing to give them more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/559783/un-meeting-too-short-say-womens-lobbyists
  6. Rights pioneer opts for farm life

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung She was a pioneer fighting for women's rights in Hong Kong and one of the most recognisable voices from groups seeking a just and charitable society. Now, after more ... that came with the position was not something new to Dr Wu. A passionate champion for women's rights, she was a founder of the Hong Kong Women's Christian Council in 1988 after being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602976/rights-pioneer-opts-farm-life
  7. Class Notes

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of women's rights. Women in Asian countries were facing many similar problems during their development, which called for Asian countries to enhance exchanges for women's comprehensive ... HKU chair professor appointed inaugural pro-vice-chancellor Professor Amy Tsui Bik-may, chair professor of the University of Hong Kong's education faculty, has been appointed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/617764/class-notes
  8. Who you can call when the going gets tough

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the rights and concerns of women in the largely patriarchal social system of Hong Kong's rural areas. Selina Sun Shuk-man, pastor with the Hong Kong Blessed Minority Christian Fellowship, a group founded by gay Christians. Women Workers' Co-operative, a group formed by laid-off factory workers to promote women's rights and economic possibilities as a collective. Wong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507798/who-you-can-call-when-going-gets-tough
  9. 75pc of HK firms employ women in senior management

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... women in senior management positions, women comprise only 26 per cent of the total number of managers. Commenting on the findings, Kevin O'Shaughnessy, of Grant Thornton, said: 'Analysing the results requires a certain amount of caution due to cultural differences. 'Women';s rights issues, religious constraints and, crucially in the modern world, economic ones ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/445584/75pc-hk-firms-employ-women-senior-management
  10. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447187/tribute-puts-wardrobes-rights

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