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Gender Equality and Mutual Respect in University

  • 2018.01.15
  • Event
This lecture aims at raising the awareness of Gender Equality and Mutual Respect in University. Please feel free to communicate with the speakers about your thinking and your confusion, if applicable.

Topic: Gender Equality and Mutual Respect in University

Time: 3:30pm, Friday, 19 January 2018

Venue: 103, Teaching B

Speakers: 

Professor Diana Lee JP, Chairperson of the CUHK Committee Against Sexual Harassment, Hong Kong

Ms. Yvonne Luk, Secretary of the Committee Against Sexual Harassment

Abstract:

This lecture will provide students with a wider perspective to understand gender issues and their impact on their campus life. The lecture will also dispel common gender stereotypes so as to promote an environment of gender equality and mutual respect on campus. Additionally, students will also gain an understanding of how sexual harassment may affect their university life in order to enhance awareness of self-protection with an emphasis on the boundaries in social activities.

About the Speaker:

Professor Lee is the Professor of Nursing at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.  She is also the Director of the Y.K. Pao Foundation Centre for Nursing Excellence in Chronic Illness Care and the Deputy Director of the CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing.  Professor Lee was the Former Chairman of the Nursing Council of Hong Kong and is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Professor Lee is dedicated to community service and has served on many government boards and councils.  In recognition of her contributions to the community, she was appointed Justice of the Peace by the HKSAR Government in 2016. Professor Lee has served as Chairperson of the Committee Against Sexual Harassment, The Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2011.

Ms. Yvonne Luk is Secretary of the Committee Against Sexual Harassment, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms. Luk acts as subject officer to deal with all enquiries, incidents and complaints as appropriate relating to sexual harassment and to organize and conduct training and education programmes for members of the University community. She has been in her current post since 2006.

 

Please scan the QR code to sign up for the lecture by 2pm, Jan 18, Thursday.