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  1. Magazines - Style

    Melissa Mowbray-d'Arbela: 'The key is trusted guides and voices', says ethical innovator

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by MARIE INCLES

    ... Ranjan Marwah to establish PathFinders, a charity that assists distressed migrant women and their Hong Kong-born children. Since 2008, the project has assisted over 1,000 pregnant women, mainly ... mothers and victims of domestic violence. In the course of her voluntary work for PathFinders, in Chungking Mansions, she learned that traffickers were taking many of the pregnant women ...

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    Christine Fang: Social services professional inspired by her late father

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tam An executive social worker is inspired by the courage of people she meets, and driven to create a society based on equality, writes Nora Tong Christine Fang Christine Fang Meng-sang discovered at a young age that helping others makes life meaning ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Domestic violence by women against men on the rise

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Rising gender equality blamed for leap in cases of attacks on men by women Domestic attacks on men on the rise Women are increasingly using violence against their husbands and boyfriends, according to figures from the police and Social Welfare Department. A social worker said women are facing growing pressure outside home as many have to make ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban behead 17 men and women for holding party with dancing

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... men and two women were found in a house near the Musa Qala district, about 75 kilometres north of the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, said district governor Nimatullah, who goes by only one ... Afghanistan, men and women do not usually mingle unless they are related, and parties involving both sexes together are rare and highly secretive affairs. The Taliban vehemently condemns flirting, open ...

  5. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Women in Hong Kong can expect to live longer than anyone else in the world after surpassing their Japanese counterparts for the first time. Figures from last ... in the long-delayed report of the government's Steering Committee on Population Policy in May. The report issued yesterday, titled 'Women and Men in Hong Kong', also showed that women were ...

  6. Women's education is crucial

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... male characters who are always active. Yet girls and women in developed countries are more educated and independent than in previous generations. They can hold their own in the workplace. It's women in developing countries who are usually more dependent on males. That is because they do not have a chance to be educated. They also often face discrimination and may be perceived ...

  7. What women really, really want

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to figures from the Census and Statistics Department report, Women and Men in Hong Kong- Key Statistics 2011, the city's official gender pay gap stands at an average of 20 per cent, which means that women are being paid 20 per cent lower than men in the same job type and position. This figure is 4 per cent higher than the global average, based on the International Trade Union ...

  8. Rising Asia is letting its women fall behind

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... economic growth is intertwined with inequality, poverty, environmental degradation, political instability and other threats. That's why women's contributions are needed now more than ever to address the region's challenges. Unfortunately, few women make it to the top as leaders in Asia, and social norms continue to undervalue girls and women, as evidenced in ongoing sex selection ...

  9. Passport ban ends on Yunnan women

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sally Wang sally.wang@scmp.com Young women in three counties in Yunnan will be able to apply for passports like other mainlanders from today after the lifting of restrictions imposed seven ... administration had rejected her application for a passport last month because she was too young. She told the Yunnan Daily that administration staff had told her that too many local women had been ...

  10. Show puts women down

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The reality show, Bride Wannabes, has become a hot topic in town. Two people, a life coach and a relationship expert, advise five single women looking for Mr Right. Some people have formed an anti-Bride Wannabes group. The group's Facebook page was 'liked' by more than 1,600 people in a few days. They protest that the show portrays single women as 'leftover' ...




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