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Hearts & Minds: Teaching LGBT+ acceptance in schools

LGBT+ acceptance should be taught during children’s formative school years, but Hong Kong’s sexual education system often falls short.

29 Dec, 2020

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Roots Run Deep: How history and culture impact LGBT+ acceptance in Asia

From ancient history to modern times, we explore social sentiments, cultural norms and religious influences across three regions – Hong Kong, Thailand, and the Philippines – to better understand ...

29 Dec, 2020

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Let’s Talk About Sex: Macao’s religiously affiliated schools design their own curriculums

For many students in Macao, progressive sexuality education is still off the table.

1 Apr, 2020

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Invisible Tolls: Roadblocks to timely abortions in Hong Kong

Long waits and social stigma hinder young women from obtaining safe, timely abortion services.

1 Apr, 2020

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Tomorrow’s Harvest: What you should know about egg freezing

Egg-freezing offers women greater reproductive freedom, but does it come at a cost?

1 Apr, 2020

Surrogates at the Akanksha Hospital and Research Institute. Photo: Deepti Asthana
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The Surrogates: Is India’s strict new surrogacy law the wrong move?

For many women, India’s surrogacy programme has led to greater financial empowerment. But a new law could put an end to the practice.

1 Apr, 2020

Onia Merina, a Malagasy woman who escaped a human trafficking ring in Fuzhou, China
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Malagasy human trafficking victims seek refuge in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, victims of labour and sex trafficking are among the most vulnerable types of asylum seekers.

1 Dec, 2019

A family from Togo finds themselves stranded in Hong Kong
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Lost Generation: The children of asylum seekers face an avalanche of challenges

Children in Hong Kong’s asylum-seeking community face numerous obstacles when it comes to education and psychological support, leading to a lack of purpose, stability and identity.

1 Dec, 2019

Refugees waiting to be transferred to one of Macao's camps
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A Safe Haven: What humane resettlement could look like

When thousands fled the war in Vietnam four decades ago, Macao’s refugee camps proved that resettlement can be humane.

1 Dec, 2019

Gloria Garcia, a sex trafficking survivor from Concepcion, Philippines
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Canary in the Coalmine: Climate crises and trafficking are more connected than one might think

As widespread environmental catastrophe looms larger, climate-driven migration crises are becoming a stark reality

1 Dec, 2019

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