Participating in Advocacy Alliances

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Care for Carers

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Anti-Poverty Alliance

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Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities

Missions of HKWCEO

  • Support the priniciple of women's right on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Beijing Declaration and Programme of Action
  • Coordinate the women's organizations in Hong Kong to promote gender equality
  • Fight for women's right and advocate the relevant policy
  • Concern the situation of women
  • Promote the democracy, human right, and women's issues

Related Press Releases / Statements

Statements

Care for Carer|Support to Child Carer under Pandemic

The Child Carers Working Group of Care for Carer (the Working Group) expresses concerns over the government's latest territory-wide suspension of face-to-face classes for kindergarten and junior primary students in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and outbreak of upper respiratory tract infections....

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Mother's Day Campaign 2019

The HKWFC, Tin Shui Wai Community Development Network, and Kwun Tong Methodist Social Service Care centre have always been addressing the predicaments of children carers. We hope to reduce the limitation brought by traditional gender stereotype, fight for their rights, and support their basic needs...

Statements

Response to the Draft Outline of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Fourth Report under the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

In the interests of transparency and full accountability, we recommend that the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR Government") includes the following comments and suggestions in its Fourth Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women...

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Press Releases

Women's Forum 2018

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【WCOEO】#metoo

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Sign for Carer!

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Statements

WCOEO|Submission of Hong Kong Shadow Report to CEDAW Committee on the Implementation of CEDAW in Hong Kong

NGO Oral PresentationHong Kong, China Presented at the 59th CEDAW Session, Geneva, 20 Oct – 7 Nov 2014Presented by Ms. KWOK Ka Chai and Ms. LEUNG Wing Yan (Joanne) Madame Chair, On behalf of the Hong Kong Delegation, which consists of 9 NGOs, we are presenting the Statement to...

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Statement by the Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities Condemning Sexual Violence Against Female Protestors

We are over 30 women's and gender NGOs who have joined hands to condemn sexual violence, threats and assaults used by thugs on female protesters in Mongkok!We have already received numerous calls for help from citizens who have been targets of verbal sexual harassment, including, "if you c...

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【WCOEO】Response to Budget 2010

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Related Events & Programmes

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Beijing+25 Regional Review CSO Forum

The 25-year anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPFA) will be celebrated in 2020. It provides an opportunity for feminists across the globe to review state action and compliance in the implementation of the BPFA. It also provides an opportunity for governments and NGOs...

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Poverty Summit 2019

Yung Shue Tau, the public square in front of the Tin Hau Temple in Yau Ma Tei, has always felt like a place for grassroots residents. However, on March 17, 2019, apart from fortune-telling, singing, and street vending, it had suddenly morphed into a “Congress Hall”. More than 200...

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"Carer - Who to care?" Seminar

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Poverty Summit

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International Women's Day: Women Election Forum

Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres, in association with Gender Reasearch Centre of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities, is going to hold a women's forum on Legislative Council by-election on 8 March, 2018 in LT2, Yasumoto International...

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Women's Forum 2016

The HKFWC collects feedback on government policies and appeals for change from hundreds of our members to form our platform. Policies receiving the most interest from our members include the universal non-means-tested retirement protection plan; planning childcare services, the development of...

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Using CEDAW To Advocate Women's Rights: A Workshop on CEDAW Shadow Report Writing

A Workshop on CEDAW Shadow Report Writing was held on the University of Hong Kong campus on October 26 and 27. Co-sponsored by the Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities, Centre for Comparative and Public Law and the Women's Studies Research Centre (WSRC) of HKU, the workshop was...