Cheng was speaking at a lunch event for lawyers on International Women’s Day. Photo: Dickson Lee

Gender bias a problem in Hong Kong’s legal profession, justice minister Teresa Cheng says on International Women’s Day

  • Secretary for justice recounts her own experiences of discrimination and says the situation remains unsatisfactory
  • She says being a barrister is ‘not an easy profession for a female’
Topic |   International Women's Day

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Cheng was speaking at a lunch event for lawyers on International Women’s Day. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Job seekers at a recruitment event for women on International Women’s Day, in Huaibei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters

Which economy, estimated at US$28 trillion, is bigger than the US or China? It’s women

  • Survey reveals 97 per cent of businesses in China employ at least one woman in senior management, higher than the global average of 87 per cent
  • China should encourage more women to participate in the booming in the e-commerce and technology sectors and into leadership positions, say analysts
Topic |   Gender equality

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Job seekers at a recruitment event for women on International Women’s Day, in Huaibei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters
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