Despite feminism's successes, women remain one of the world's most underrated resources.Thursday, 14 October, 2010, 12:00am
Society split on images of women
Many people regard revealing pictures of the female form used to sell products as disgusting. Others, mainly men, see them as acceptable or even beautiful, a study by the anti-discrimination watchdog has found.4 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
It's a women's magazine with a difference. There are no pages devoted to fashion, beauty, horoscopes or celebrity gossip. Instead, they deal mainly with topics such as discrimination against ethnic minorities. Nuliu is an unusual publication in Hong Kong: not only is it a feminist journal, it's still going after more than 20 years.7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Q: What is feminism about?
A: The international feminist movement fights for equal rights and social changes to realise the idea that men and women have equal capacities.
Q: How is the mainland unique in respect to this issue?2 Jan 2005 - 12:00am
The news that Indian women are taking a more active role in village politics is indeed good news. I refer to the story headlined 'Female villagers shift the power' (South China Morning Post, May 4), which describes the efforts of low-caste and minority women to change the unjust and oppressive structures in Indian society.8 May 1999 - 12:00am
Are men and women equal in the world? The answer is no. They are treated differently in many respects.
Let's suppose a man and a woman with similar skills are vying for a promotion.4 Aug 1998 - 12:00am
I was disappointed to read Jane Moir's negative comments (Backbites, September 7) regarding the Today's Woman programme, run through the Chinese University's School of Continuing Studies.
I have attended the programme and as a result, my computer literacy has improved and I have gained greater self-confidence in pursuing personal academic goals.9 Sep 1997 - 12:00am
Recent letters to these columns have both criticised and defended the feminist movement and the notion of women's liberation. Those women who have achieved high positions in business are attacked for neglecting their families while those who serve at home are maligned for burying their talents and being subservient to crass, unfeeling men.19 Oct 1996 - 12:00am
Referring to Raymond Hung Man-ho's lengthy letter headlined, 'Women must stay at home' (South China Morning Post, September 4), I would suggest that a family environment in which both the husband and wife contribute equally to household chores and child-minding is a more healthy one in which to bring up children.16 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
The Education of a Woman by Carolyn Heilbrun Virago $340 If Betty Friedan is the mother of American feminism, Gloria Steinem is probably its most famous daughter.6 Jul 1996 - 12:00am