Analyses | Social mobility and wellbeing | 2015-05-13 | HKET

Sorry ladies, it’s not enough to be simply competent



It is never easy to be a female leader. With gender equity progressing in Hong Kong, more women are able to join in the labour force, but those at the top of government and business are still in short supply. Among the 15 principal officials of the Government, Chief Secretary is the only woman. On the corporate front, nine in ten who dominate the boardrooms are men. This week, the Centre’s analysis discusses what’s holding women back from rising to the upper rungs of career ladder.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.