Women seen in face masks and face shields in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters Women seen in face masks and face shields in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
Women seen in face masks and face shields in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
Raquel Carvalho
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Raquel Carvalho

When are Asia’s governments going to step up for women’s rights?

  • Wealthy cities like Hong Kong should be taking the lead in addressing women’s rights amid the pandemic
  • Policies and incentives must be introduced to tackle issues such as unemployment, domestic violence, and reproductive rights

Women seen in face masks and face shields in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters Women seen in face masks and face shields in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
Women seen in face masks and face shields in Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho is Asia Correspondent for the Post. She joined the newspaper in 2014. Most of her investigative and in-depth stories have been focused on human rights, cross-border security, illicit trade and corruption. She was previously the chief reporter at a Portuguese daily newspaper in Macau, where she moved to from Europe in 2008.