Office workers outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong. Studies in Japan and Canada show that closing the gender participation gap in the workforce could boost annual GDP by up to 13 per cent. Photo: Nora Tam

As Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam must lead the charge against gender barriers in the workplace

Janet Pau and Joanna Sobolewska say getting more women into jobs by addressing workplace gender discrimination and the pay gap are priority issues for an ageing Hong Kong seeking economic transition

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Office workers outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong. Studies in Japan and Canada show that closing the gender participation gap in the workforce could boost annual GDP by up to 13 per cent. Photo: Nora Tam
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