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Continually provide ERB training courses and service by Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres Limited

We was notified by the Employees Retraining Board yesterday (16 May 2022) that is was confirmed the HKSAR would gazette on 20 May 2022 on amendment of Schedule 2 of Employees Retraining Ordinance. “Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres Limited” will replace “Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres” as the training bodies to provide ERB courses and service. The amendments will be submitted to the Legislative Council for consideration on May 25, 2022. According to regulations, during the gazette and amendment review process, all ERB courses will be suspended until the gazette process is completed.

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WCOEO|Survey on Women's Experiences of Violence in Hong Kong 2021 Press Conference

Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities, Zonta Club of Kowloon, Department of Sociology and Social Policy of Lingnan University launched a study on women's experiences of violence last year, with a quantitative and qualitative study conducted by Professor Annie Chan to collect the experiences of 1,044 women who have experienced sexual and intimate partner violence, and to analyze their reactions, feelings and impact when faced with violence.

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Autonomous and Abundant Female Walker (Chinese Only)

Please refer to the Chinese version.

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Job Guarantee for Local workers

Under pandemic, the unemployment of grassroots women is serious.

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HKFWC's Responses to Budget 2022-23

The Budget 2022-23 was released on the morning of February 23, 2022. We have seen that the government has allocated additional resources for pandemic prevention support. However, the measures to support the grassroots under the pandemic are still insufficient, and there is no resource allocation for women, carer support and child care services. We recommend government strengthens the care for the needs of grassroots carers and women under the pandemic, and make measures more direct and effective to help grassroots facing difficult difficulties.

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Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women 2.0

JCWOW has been funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, to cooperate with Department of Psychiatry, HKU and 4 organizations to provide the women-oriented project to assist underprivileged women in our community, in the hope of identifying their emotional or mental illness symptoms as early as possible, providing preventive or early-stage interventional treatment and referral services. JCWOW 2.0 will be operated in a new centre (address: Unit 1709, China Shipbuilding Tower, 650 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon)

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HKFWC's Responses to Policy Address 2021

The Chief Executive Mrs Carrie Lam delivered her last policy address. Unfortunately, there is no groundbreaking policy in social welfare.

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