Oscar Wong Wing-hei recently lost a High Court bid for legal aid to challenge his school’s hair length rule. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Oscar Wong Wing-hei recently lost a High Court bid for legal aid to challenge his school’s hair length rule. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Brian Y. S. Wong
Opinion

Opinion

Brian Y. S. Wong

Rigid gender norms have no place in modern, diverse Hong Kong

  • Arbitrary school rules like short hair for boys deny young people the chance to develop their identities – which is what education should be all about
  • As a society, we must recognise that it’s possible to champion inclusivity and self-expression while still being mindful of tradition

Oscar Wong Wing-hei recently lost a High Court bid for legal aid to challenge his school’s hair length rule. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Oscar Wong Wing-hei recently lost a High Court bid for legal aid to challenge his school’s hair length rule. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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