Step It Up for Gender Equality: Project to Enhance Economic Empowerment of Women

This 3-year project aims to foster gender equality by tackling two major problems that are faced by women – traditional gender role in family and imbalance of power in the economy.

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Conventionally, women take up the care-giving role that hinders their development. Re-defining the family role through the conclusion of family agreement and alternative care options will be able to re-distribute the division of labor within the family. Besides, empowering women in setting up a start-up which make use of their talents and skills, and is flexible enough for women to execute her power in decision-making and facilitates their economic participation is another strategy to foster gender equality.

 

Enquiry|Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre

2386 6256

laikok@womencentre.org.hk

305-309, Lai Lan House, Lai Kok Estate, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon