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Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres and Zonta Club of Kowloon co-organised a Parallel Event at the NGO CSW67 Forum

The 67th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was held in New York from 6 to 17 March 2023. The CSW Forum is a platform for NGOs, civil society organizations, and various individuals concerned with gender equality, women's and girls' rights, and empowerment for...

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HKFWC's Response to Budget 2023-24

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Service Survey on "WU WU CHENG" Community Mutual Support Initiative

In light of the soaring fifth wave of COVID-19, ten funders jointly initiate the second phase of the "WU WU CHENG" Community Mutual Support Initiative, which aims to alleviate the immediate needs of grassroots families and small businesses as well as stimulate the local consumption by the...


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 (the initiating organizations) launched a study on women's experiences of violence last year, with a quantitative and qualitative study conducted by Professor...


Job Guarantee for Local Workers

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HKFWC's Response to Budget 2022-23

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International Women's Day 2021: Divorce Situation under Pandemic

Since 1981 the Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres has focused on the rights and interests of women at the grassroots level and is concerned with protecting women's legal rights and their living conditions. With the pandemic lasting for more than a year, we noticed that the pandemic had a...


Care for Carers|Support Child Carer in COVID-19 Pandemic

Care for Carer|Support to Child CarerThe "Care for Carers" Support to Child Carers Focus Group (the Focus 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 the COVID-19 epidemic...


"Always Be Yourself" Concept Store is Established – Pathway of women entrepreneurs: From knowing themselves to connect with their products

Based on the statistics in 2020 from the Census and Statistics Department, the female labour force participation rate (LFPR) is lower than that of the male - average female LFPR is 54%, while average male LFPR is 65.6%. Nowadays, many women's freedoms in choosing an occupation and developing in...


Mother's Day Campaign 2020

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International Women's Day 2020: Women Voice under Epidemic

International Women’s Day 2020: Women Voice under EpidemicHong Kong Federation of Women's Centres (HKFWC), since its founding in 1981, has tirelessly committed to promoting women's rights at the grass-roots level. Given the COVID-19 epidemic prevalence, HKFWC has launched a survey to...


HKFWC's Response to Budget 2020-21

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The Colour of Divorcees' Lives|Art Exhibition of Divorcees

The HKFWC has been promoting attention to women’s plight in our society and demanding the government to offer pertinent services. To let the public know more about the stories behind divorced women, the HKFWC has launched an art exhibition called “The Color of Divorcees' Lives" on the...

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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...


International Women's Day 2019 - Child Carers' Support

Since 2011, the HKWFC has launched different women campaigns on the International Women's Day to voice our demands and fight for gender equality to society and the government. This year, we have organized a "childcarer" event with over 100 women and children on the East Wing Forecourt of the...

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HKFWC's Responses to Budget 2019-20

2019-20 Budget was just released this morning (27th February 2019). The HKFWC is disappointed in the lack of support for carers in the public in terms of the allocation of public finances. Besides, we deem that the childcare service still has room for improvement. More specific service is...

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HKFWC's Responses to Policy Address 2018

The policy address 2018 has been announced this morning. The HKFWC welcomes the policy as it contains more contents in promoting women development than before and raises suggestion to improve their livings in different areas. However, some suggestions are too vague and lack concrete plans and...



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Sign for Carer!

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WCOEO|The implementation of gender mainstreaming in Hong Kong

The aim of this research is to review the implementation of gender mainstreaming in Hong Kong and make recommendations for improvement. The Women’s Commission was established in 2001 and is Hong Kong’s main body for implementing gender mainstreaming, while the gender mainstreaming...

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Response on the Alleged Sex Crime

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Democratic Fighter, Defending Women's Rights: In Condolence of the Death of Elsie Hume

Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres is deeply saddened by the death of Elsie Hume, former member of the Legislative Council and Unban Council of Hong Kong. Ms Hume had great contribution to the development of Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres. We opened the first telephone line...

Sign for More Childcare Services!

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Child Carer Action

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Open Letter ti The Prime Minister of India on Violence Against Women in India

We – members of the undersigned women's organizations in Hong Kong – wish to bring to your attention, our deep concern for the endemic violence that underlies the treatment of women in India. The recent incident of the violent physical and sexual assault on the student couple who...

Findings of the Survey on the "Top Ten Most Concerned Social Issues among Women"

To understand the public policies most wanted by grassroots women, the Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres (HKFWC) conducted a questionnaire survey on the "Top Ten Most Concerned Issues among Women" between June and July 2012, interviewing a total of 1,011 women aged between 20 and 80. There...

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Enzyme at Your Fingertips

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Joint Statement on Stalking

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International Women's Day 2012

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Enzyme at Your Fingertips

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【HKHMA】The Safety of Home Maker

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WCOEO|Response to Budget 2010

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