If Hong Kong wants to regain its reputation for competitiveness, it can start by doing more to unlock the potential of its women. Photo: Fung Chang
Alice Wu
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Alice Wu

How can Hong Kong make up lost ground with Shenzhen? Start by treating women better

  • Hong Kong is deep in a rut so it’s no wonder the city is falling down many regional and international rankings. If it can’t even address its miserable record on women’s safety and opportunities, then it deserves to be forgotten

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If Hong Kong wants to regain its reputation for competitiveness, it can start by doing more to unlock the potential of its women. Photo: Fung Chang
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A replica of New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue stands at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia. The replica was unveiled by artist Kristen Visbal ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
Noeleen Heyzer 
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Opinion

Noeleen Heyzer 

Hard-won women’s rights must not be eroded

  • Through multilateral efforts, women have made great strides towards gender equality, taking up leadership positions to advance sustainable development and protect the vulnerable. Recent movements to roll back such gains must not succeed

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A replica of New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue stands at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia. The replica was unveiled by artist Kristen Visbal ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
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