Population growth cannot be engineered with administrative measures. There needs to be incentives and socio-economic conditions that encourage people to have children.
Greta Gerwig’s blockbuster film based on the Mattel dolls and starring Margot Robbie as Barbie has sparked conversations about feminism and patriarchy, and Hongkongers can join in at an upcoming event.
Readers discuss the message of the new movie, Japanese students’ struggle with English and the behaviour of a British band in Malaysia.
Hollywood’s latest blockbuster has become the unlikely heroine in fighting China’s gender disparity.
US treasury secretary held several meetings on recent Beijing visit but only an all-women lunch drew ire from nationalists on social media.
Olivia Cotes-James founded Luüna Naturals, one of Hong Kong’s first, and biggest, femtech companies, which has worked with offices and schools to dispense free menstrual products to over 300,000 users.
A group of local entrepreneurs is pushing through institutional barriers, but Hong Kong lags behind Singapore in nurturing an area that will be worth US$68.9 billion in 2027, analysts say.
Lunar was at the Women Of Our Time conference this week, where a diverse group of speakers discussed issues related to women in finance, tech and entrepreneurship.
Despite the challenges faced by women and minority groups last year, 2023 brings new hope as solidarity movements turn global
Prominent anchor Zhu Jun announces he will resume work at CCTV four years after sexual harassment allegations by former intern went viral.
Armed with blank paper, women from Beijing to Shanghai are leading a rare social movement.
In October, Malaysia’s leaders committed to a target of fielding 30 per cent women in the country’s general election. But come election day on Saturday, women will only account for 13.5 per cent of the 1,386 candidates on the ballot.
Analysts warn that the scheme treats domestic abuse primarily as a threat to social stability and goes hand in hand with efforts to promote traditional values.
Now airing on Disney+, the latest Marvel series – She Hulk: Attorney at Law – stars Tatiana Maslany, and is an enjoyable and relatable comedy that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
How many female athletes with talent has the world missed out on because of stereotypes?
The Communist Youth League of China said “extreme feminism” had become a “malignant tumour” after people criticised the organisation for a social media post that may not have included women.
An intermediate court in southern China ordered an unnamed company to pay a pregnant staff 48,146 yuan (US$7,560) after it fired her for dozing off on overnight shifts.
Chinese women comprise the world’s third-largest consumer market – close to the combined retail markets of Germany, France and the United Kingdom – and have reshaped the nation’s economic trajectory.
Yoon Suk-yeol won last week’s election by the thinnest of margins after appealing to young men who feel threatened by women’s rights. Feminists say momentum is on their side.
Artists, poets, lawyers and netizens have expressed shock about the plight of rural women sold to men and anger over authorities’ failure to protect.