October 30, 2018

Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment

The Youth I.D.E.A.S. announced its latest report on Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment     The Youth I.D.E.A.S. (established by HKFYG Youth Research Centre) has released its study on “Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment”.   Data gathered from 520 Hong Kong residents aged 18 or above showed that 83.1% support improvement in women’s employment but they only gave an average rate of 4.11 (0-10 scale) on the work of the HKSAR government in this area.   Some women said that they experience tension as a result of both employment and child care. Employers’ representatives said women are welcome to return […]
October 30, 2018

Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 35 Employment and Economic Development Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment 30 October 2018   According to the Census and Statistics Department,i the overall labour force participation rate in Hong Kong will decrease gradually from 59.2% in 2016 to 49.6% in 2066. The figure reflects the fact that the labour force is gradually shrinking due to an aging population, a trend that might hinder Hong Kong’s overall economic development. Consequently, in its latest report, the Employment and Economic Development Group of the Youth I.D.E.A.S. has discussed the issue of encouraging young-olds’ employment as a means of alleviating the problem […]