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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Men's group hoping to improve rights of 'embattled' male population

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... he was fighting for men who have become marginalised in a society where women's rights organisations constantly push for preferential treatment. But Peggy Lam Pei Yu-dja, of the Hong ... on demand? Why is it acceptable for women to slap men when they break up? Why can't a woman support a man financially? 'We smoke more, die younger, are more prone to taking drugs and being ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on television showing Saudi women driving freely on the country's roads. Timky Tam, Tsuen Wan Women's fight for equal rights Your brief history of women's fight to win suffrage rights in China ('Finding a foothold', October 2) omitted several important victories. In 1921, 1922, and 1923 women were successful in winning equal political rights in several key provinces- ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the practicalities of everyday life, appears to have gained some currency. However, if you look around the world since 1848 which system has delivered property rights and workers' rights, capital flows and minimum wages, women's rights, public education and private education, public housing, public health and private health, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly, freedom ...

  7. Fewer mainlanders give birth in city's hospitals

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung said the policy had been introduced to safeguard the rights of local women. 'Under the recent economic recession we have seen an upward trend of local mothers giving birth in public ... Ng Yuk-hang The number of mainland women giving birth in Hong Kong's public hospitals has dropped by about a tenth in the first five months of this year compared with 2006, the year ...

  8. Focus on the needy, first population policy alliance urges

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... the Association for the Advancement of Feminism, the Community Development Alliance, the Civil Human Rights Front, a women's Christian association and two new migrant women's groups. He said ... Sherry Lee Hong Kong's first population policy concern group wants government planners to consider the disadvantaged when making population policy instead of concentrating only ...

  9. Events

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recovery or false dawn?' Hong Kong Bankers' Club. European Women's Management Development Network event: 'Europeans in Hong Kong'. Luk Kwok Centre. Friday, May 22: Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association luncheon: 'She';ll be right mate!' Hong Kong Club. ...

  10. Those 'underpaid' Hospital Authority directors can quit

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or whether they have less access to community resources and social support- or both. The fact that they are an at-risk group is clear. The Women's Commission is right to be part of the solution. ... be embraced to tackle domestic violence. PAMELA SMITH, The Women's Foundation Raise tax on cars I refer to Permanent Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works, K.K. Kwok's letter ...




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