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Seminar # 2 of Annual Gender Roles Workshop Series 2019: Healthy living standards from a gender perspective
8-5-2019

You are cordially invited to join the following seminar—the second of three of the Annual Gender Roles Workshop series 2019—organized by Gender Research Centre*, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. The event is free and open to the public. Detail of the event is as follows:
 
Topic: Healthy living standards from a gender perspective
Date: 8 May 2019 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:30
Venue: LT9, 2/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (University MTR Station, Exit D)
(Map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Yasumoto+International+Academic+Park,+Sha+Tin/)
Speakers:
•           Prof. Haijing DAI (Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
•           Ms. Si-si LIU (Director, Hong Kong Federation of Women Centres)
•           Dr. Bonnie Wong (Nurse Consultant, Community Nursing Service, Princess Margaret Hospital, Kowloon West Cluster, Hospital Authority)
•           Mr. Vincent CHENG Wing-shun, MH (Legislative Councillor in Kowloon West & District Councillor in Sham Shui Po)
Language: Mainly Cantonese
Registration: http://bit.ly/AGW2019-2
Sponsor: Chung Chi College, CUHK
 
Backgrounds:
Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of him/herself and his/her family. Healthy eating, active living, healthy relationship and healthy practice are the four main aspects of the healthy living performance standards. Different exposures of men and women to various socio-economic and environmental factors may lead to unequal health outcomes and standard of living. This seminar attempts to invite speakers from diverse background to examine the impact of gender equality on healthy standard of living for all, and to discuss how to fill the gender gap to optimize standard of healthy living. 

Objectives of the seminar:
1.         Discuss gender equality, socio-economic determinants of health, and healthy standard of living for all
2.         Examine existing policies in Hong Kong that protect or hinder human rights of healthy standard of living for all
3.         Increase the awareness of the public and government regarding the impact of gender equalities on adequate living standard for the health and well being
4.         Discuss how to fill the gender gap to optimize standard of healthy living from perspectives of the academic, policy maker, advocator and the public

*Established in 1985, GRC is the first research unit on gender and women’s issues in Hong Kong. GRC aims to promote knowledge in gender research and women's studies, to support action on enhancing gender equality and women's status, and to make an impact on policies and practices through community liaison and related activities.
Enquiry:
Tel: 3943-8775
Email: grcentre@cuhk.edu.hk


  
 
 
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