Salomé Grouard

Salomé Grouard

Salomé Grouard joined the South China Morning Post as a Production Executive in 2020, after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a Master's of Journalism. Originally from France, her work covering the Hong Kong protests and gender issues has been featured in Vice Asia, Hong Kong Free Press, and Slate France, among others.

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Why CBD is so popular in stressed out Hong Kong – whether in drinks, food, oils or cosmetics: it offers relief from anxiety without a doctor’s prescription

CBD, a legal compound of cannabis that doesn’t cause a ‘high’, is being used by a growing number of Hongkongers, mostly to relieve stress, insomnia and anxiety.

CBD, a legal compound of cannabis that doesn’t cause a ‘high’, is being used by a growing number of Hongkongers, mostly to relieve stress, insomnia and anxiety.

Why CBD is so popular in stressed out Hong Kong – whether in drinks, food, oils or cosmetics: it offers relief from anxiety without a doctor’s prescription
4 Oct 2021 - 2:51PM
‘I’m considered huge in Hong Kong’: how being a plus-size model in Asia is very different than in the rest of the world

Plus-size models in Asia are thought too big for Asian standards, but not big enough when it comes to the rest of the world. It’s thinking that needs to change.

Plus-size models in Asia are thought too big for Asian standards, but not big enough when it comes to the rest of the world. It’s thinking that needs to change.

‘I’m considered huge in Hong Kong’: how being a plus-size model in Asia is very different than in the rest of the world
30 Aug 2021 - 8:20AM
Lunar | Bikini bottoms vs shorts? Time to stop sexualising women athletes and their kit

From gymnastics and beach handball to grand slam tennis, there is excessive attention on what women wear. Instead, sportswear should be inclusive of different bodies, religions and health issues.

From gymnastics and beach handball to grand slam tennis, there is excessive attention on what women wear. Instead, sportswear should be inclusive of different bodies, religions and health issues.

Bikini bottoms vs shorts? Time to stop sexualising women athletes and their kit
9 Aug 2021 - 1:41PM
Lunar | Britney Spears’ conservatorship reveals society’s treatment of women and systemic misogyny

Pop star Spears is not the first celebrity to have behaved erratically in public but conservatorships have not been applied to male stars.

Pop star Spears is not the first celebrity to have behaved erratically in public but conservatorships have not been applied to male stars.

Britney Spears’ conservatorship reveals society’s treatment of women and systemic misogyny
5 Jul 2021 - 2:21PM
A gym where LGBT people feel safe working out: how inclusive spaces for exercise empower those who face stigma, rejection in their daily lives

From not being allowed to use their preferred bathrooms to rude staff, going to the gym can be very stressful for some in the LGBT community. Finding a ‘safe gym’ means they have one less thing to worry about.

From not being allowed to use their preferred bathrooms to rude staff, going to the gym can be very stressful for some in the LGBT community. Finding a ‘safe gym’ means they have one less thing to worry about.

A gym where LGBT people feel safe working out: how inclusive spaces for exercise empower those who face stigma, rejection in their daily lives
29 Jun 2021 - 4:50PM
Blood clots from the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine? What about the contraceptive pill? Doctors explain

Many AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccination programmes were put on hold after a link was found to blood clots. Women have taken to Twitter to ask why, since they risk blood clots every day with hormonal contraception.

Many AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccination programmes were put on hold after a link was found to blood clots. Women have taken to Twitter to ask why, since they risk blood clots every day with hormonal contraception.

Blood clots from the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine? What about the contraceptive pill? Doctors explain
19 Apr 2021 - 11:05AM