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International Women’s Day 2021: Learn to overcome challenges with tips from 4 persevering Hong Kong women

This IWD2021, we asked four leading Hong Kong women how they rose to the challenge in work and life.

8 Mar, 2021

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Behind the badge: Who was Kimmy Koh, the first woman to serve on Hong Kong’s police force?

Kimmy Koh, Hong Kong’s first female police officer, paved the way for women to join the force and fought against corruption.

6 Mar, 2021

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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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Mark your calendar: Essential social justice dates for 2021

From World Toilet Day to International Press Freedom Day, we look at the origins and inspiration behind five global movements.

29 Dec, 2020

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Her Voice: Sanjam Gupta is empowering women in the maritime industry

Sitara Shipping’s Sanjam Gupta explains how she’s connecting and empowering women in India’s maritime industry.

29 Dec, 2020

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Intersectional Discrimination: What it’s like to be a queer ethnic minority woman in Hong Kong

From domestic workers to human rights lawyers, queer ethnic minority women in Hong Kong face an onslaught of prejudice.

21 Dec, 2020

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Last Word: Rediscovering Hong Kong photographer Nancy Sheung’s fantastical perspective

An independent spirit, Nancy Sheung found her voice in the male-dominated field of photography.

15 Dec, 2020

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The Ultimate Exclusion: It’s time to recognise same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

Hong Kong does not recognise same-sex marriage, barring couples from many of the rights and benefits that come with legal matrimony.

8 Dec, 2020

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Portraits Of Diversity: 3 personal stories from LGBT+ Hongkongers

Every day, members of Hong Kong’s LGBT+ community face exclusion, harassment and inequality. We hear the personal stories of three individuals who overcame pain and adversity on their journeys to ...

2 Dec, 2020

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Local Voices: LGBT+ Issues are a Community Matter

We ask professors, students, activists and allies to take the temperature of LGBT+ rights in Hong Kong and Macao.

29 Nov, 2020

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