Melissa Stevens

Hong Kong

Melissa Stevens

Digital Editor

Melissa Stevens is the Post's Digital Editor. She joined the SCMP in 2018 and previously worked in Australia for News Corporation, where she edited two daily publications. She was also Features Editor of Sydney's Daily Telegraph. She began her career as a reporter for the West Australian newspaper.

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Lunar | To really encourage breastfeeding, Hong Kong needs a better maternity leave policy

It cannot be disputed that the adoption of breastfeeding in Hong Kong is tied to the duration of maternity leave, which now stands at 14 weeks. As anyone who has nursed will tell you, it can take significant time and effort to breastfeed successfully.

It cannot be disputed that the adoption of breastfeeding in Hong Kong is tied to the duration of maternity leave, which now stands at 14 weeks. As anyone who has nursed will tell you, it can take significant time and effort to breastfeed successfully.

11 Aug 2021 - 6:45AM
Lunar | Why celebrity divorces, from Bill and Melinda Gates to Tong Liya, are a source of fascination

News that billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates and actors Tong Liya and Chen Sicheng were ending their marriages has been a source of widespread attention. Dismissing this interest in celebrities as facile fascination with the lives of the rich and famous misses the point.

News that billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates and actors Tong Liya and Chen Sicheng were ending their marriages has been a source of widespread attention. Dismissing this interest in celebrities as facile fascination with the lives of the rich and famous misses the point.

27 May 2021 - 1:32PM
Lunar | Academy Awards’ Best Director Chloé Zhao: why her Oscars outfit was a feminist moment

Chloé Zhao’s 2021 Oscar moment was notable for her decision to not play the Hollywood game when it came to red-carpet dressing.

Chloé Zhao’s 2021 Oscar moment was notable for her decision to not play the Hollywood game when it came to red-carpet dressing.

29 Apr 2021 - 2:24PM
Lunar | Amid a rise in cyberbullying, we owe our children a digital detox as schools reopen

Cases of bullying and unhappiness have increased in Hong Kong as children turned to the digital world to compensate for feelings of loneliness and a lack of social interaction.

Cases of bullying and unhappiness have increased in Hong Kong as children turned to the digital world to compensate for feelings of loneliness and a lack of social interaction.

23 Apr 2021 - 5:43PM
Women’s rights in Asia: how far have we really come in improving gender equality?

International Women’s Day on March 8 always provides an opportunity to reflect on the status of women’s issues and gender equality - how far we have come and where we still need to go. We will look deeper into the issues involved in this edition of Global Impact. 

International Women’s Day on March 8 always provides an opportunity to reflect on the status of women’s issues and gender equality - how far we have come and where we still need to go. We will look deeper into the issues involved in this edition of Global Impact. 

24 Mar 2021 - 9:41AM
Opinion | Why Megxit is a win for women and girls: there’s a lot more to real life than being a princess

Many can’t seem to understand why Megan Markle wouldn’t want to be a real-life princess. But what woman, especially a self-proclaimed feminist, would really want to live a life where she can’t speak out or act without royal clearance?

Many can’t seem to understand why Megan Markle wouldn’t want to be a real-life princess. But what woman, especially a self-proclaimed feminist, would really want to live a life where she can’t speak out or act without royal clearance?

21 Jan 2020 - 9:00PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM