Statement in response to attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

The Women’s Studies Research Centre (WSRC) and the Gender Studies Programme at the University of Hong Kong are deeply saddened to learn of the attacks on churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Such a senseless loss of life is always disconcerting, but we are especially troubled that churches were targeted on Easter Sunday, the holiest day […]

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Puja Kapai, Dreams of Pakistani Children

WSRC Convenor Puja Kapai recently launched her research report on Dreams of Pakistani Children: In-depth conversations with 22 girls and 3 boys, commissioned by the Zubin Foundation and funded by Plan International Hong Kong. The report was presented to the Secretary for Labour and Welfare and has served as the basis for discussion with relevant […]

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Puja Kapai, ‘#MeToo in Asia: Breaking down barriers’

WSRC Convenor Puja Kapai’s article ‘#MeToo In Asia: Breaking down barriers’ appears in the April 2019 issue of the Asian Jurist. The article charts the journey of #MeToo in Asia, surveying a wide range of countries including China, Japan, Korea, India and Hong Kong. The first step towards addressing the challenge of sexual harassment in […]

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