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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...

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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...

Statements

A Heavy Burden: Carers in Distress

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Suggestions to Policy Address 2021

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Position Paper to the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong on the Proposed Legislation of "Failure to Protect a Child or Vulnerable Person" Offence (Summary)

In recent years, there have been numerous cases of abuse of children, elderly and domestic helpers. However, limited by the Offence Against the Person Ordinance, no prosecutions and convictions have been taken for some cases. Therefore, the Law Reform Commission (LRC) has proposed to revise the...

Suggestions to Policy Address 2019

On 10 July 2019 the Chief Executive, Ms Carrie Lam has invited the members of the public to give their views regarding the 2020 Annual Policy Address. Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres (HKFWC) was founded in 1981. HKFWC has established the first-ever women support hotline in Hong Kong,...

Events & Programmes

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Social Inclusion in Lai Kok

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Gender Magnifying Glass in Workplace

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Staff Development|Program Design with Gender Perspective

Incorporating a gender perspective into our services and promoting gender equality has always been the direction we adhere to. Therefore, we will conduct regular staff training, hoping to help our colleagues to have better understanding on gender analysis and services design with a gender...

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International Conference on Gender | A New Normal: Gender in Public Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned everyone's life upside down. While everyone is coping with stress, women's family roles and responsibilities as caregivers contribute to their anxiety levels and make their lives even harder. Their worries range from health to economic concerns. A moderator from the...

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International Conference on Gender | Moving Towards Gender Equality and A Sustainable Society

International Conference on Gender - Conference BookletThe conference will cover multiple areas. Through keynote speeches, parallel panels, learning groups and experiential workshops, we will illustrate the development of women's services in a diversified manner. Each event will discuss different...

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Kick-off Ceremony of Jockey Club Wah Fu Centre cum Jockey Club Project "SPA" Women's Wellness

Funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, Jockey Club Wah Fu Centre, which is also our fifth service centre and our first service centre on Hong Kong Island, was opened today. It also marked the start of the Jockey Club Project "SPA" for Women's Wellness. This indicated the expansio...

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After School Care Christmas Party HOHOHO

It is our honored to be invited by one of the BIG FOUR accounting firms, Ernst & Young Global Limited, to celebrate Christmas with After School Care service users in Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre. Children were excited to visit the international companies and had fun with employees. Children specially...

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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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Annual Membership Tour 2019

Over a hundred members and we visited Madame Tussauds Hong Kong and Ani-Com Park@Harbour "FUN", and enjoy a BUFFET Lunch at Charterhouse Causeway Bay Hotel. We look forward to visiting the more exciting venue with lovely members next year!

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New Territories Flag Day 2019

New Territories Flag Day 2019 was organized on 9 November (Saturday). Thank you for all kindly donation, as well as Flag Day volunteering in order to raise fund for low-income family projects and recurrent expenses of service centres. Since we are not a subverted organization by the Social Welfare...

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the 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters

The World Conference of Women’s Shelters is the largest and most diverse global gathering on protection services and prevention of violence against women. Organized by the Global Network of Women’s Shelters and hosted by the Garden of Hope Foundation, the 4th World Conference of...

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"A Woman Is A Woman" Screening and Charity Sale

"A Woman Is A Woman" Screening "A Woman Is A Woman" is the first-ever feature film produced, managed and presented by people from the transgender community. The movie has been officially selected and won awards for screening by multiple film festivals. It is one of the ways to understand...

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Social Career Volunteer Day 2018

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Autumn Tour|Long Valley

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