All students desire good grades, which makes it all the more difficult to fend off advances from someone armed with the weaponry to influence their academic and career prospects. Photo: Shutterstock All students desire good grades, which makes it all the more difficult to fend off advances from someone armed with the weaponry to influence their academic and career prospects. Photo: Shutterstock
All students desire good grades, which makes it all the more difficult to fend off advances from someone armed with the weaponry to influence their academic and career prospects. Photo: Shutterstock
Alfred C. M. Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Alfred C. M. Chan

Hong Kong’s universities have a sexual harassment problem, but don’t blame young people

  • Alfred Chan Cheung-ming says after a recent survey revealed widespread harassment among students, it would be easy to point the finger at the younger generation. But the issue runs deeper, and a lack of sex education in our schools is a major factor

All students desire good grades, which makes it all the more difficult to fend off advances from someone armed with the weaponry to influence their academic and career prospects. Photo: Shutterstock All students desire good grades, which makes it all the more difficult to fend off advances from someone armed with the weaponry to influence their academic and career prospects. Photo: Shutterstock
All students desire good grades, which makes it all the more difficult to fend off advances from someone armed with the weaponry to influence their academic and career prospects. Photo: Shutterstock
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Alfred C. M. Chan

Alfred C. M. Chan

Professor Alfred C. M. Chan is the chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission. He has been both a practitioner in welfare services for older persons and an academic in social gerontology. He was a member of the Hong Kong World Health Organisation Quality of Life Instruments (Elderly) Study Team (2002-6), and a consultant on ageing and social development issues for the United Nations Economics and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (2001-2015).