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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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The Pitch: Kids4Kids founder Michele Lai plans new fundraising strategies with Jen Loong

Kids4Kids founder Michele Lai explores how to take her charity to the next level with help from startup expert Jen Loong.

15 Dec, 2020

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Pressing Pause: How hormone-blockers can aid transgender youth

How hormone blockers can buy time for transgender youth dreading the physical and psychological stresses that come with puberty.

15 Dec, 2020

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Youth in Focus: Gaurika Pant imagines a world with zero trash in our oceans

Seventeen-year-old Gaurika Pant takes on Hong Kong’s climate and environmental crises through research, school strikes, public awareness campaigns, practical lifestyle changes and meaningful artwork.

5 Nov, 2020

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Hong Kong mothers speak out about the realities of ‘working from home’ during Covid-19

As many Hong Kong parents work remotely due to Covid-19, women now find themselves pulling double duty.

16 Oct, 2020

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Youth in Focus: Students helping students in Hong Kong

In 2019, Hong Kong secondary school student Reese Wong founded the Inter-school Social Issues Association, an ambitious platform for young social justice warriors, with plans to launch the city’s ...

5 Oct, 2020

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Totally ‘unprepared’: The Philippines’ education system is buckling under COVID-19

The Philippines’ underfunded public education system is attempting a digital transformation during COVID-19. But many of the nation’s 27.2 million students lack basics like the internet and other ...

13 Aug, 2020

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Jobs, sports and community: Macao disability advocate unpacks how to support people with intellectual disabilities

Ada Lo, a member of the Macao government’s Rehabilitation Affairs Committee and longtime advocate for people with disabilities shares her thoughts on how vocational training programmes, athletics ...

23 Jul, 2020

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Talk, Listen, Care: Why we need to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention in young people

Based on personal experience, The Weez Project’s founder Ann Pearce shares her views on how we can prevent youth suicides in Hong Kong.

7 Jul, 2020

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Right At Home: How Cradle of Hope supports Macao’s most vulnerable children

Cradle of Hope provides shelter and developmental support to vulnerable children in Macao.

1 Apr, 2020

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