Events & Programmes


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

Registration form: 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...


The Body Shop|Carer Space

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The Body Shop|Carer Farmland

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Carer Cafe|Wah Fu

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Dream Fitting Room

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Art Exhibition on Women & Pandemic

2020 is not an easy year for everyone. The outbreak of the pandemic took everyone by surprise, causing much worry and fear of getting infected inadvertently. Mothers worry about the health of their children, carers worry about whether their family members have enough protective materials, and...


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...

Annual Gender Roles Workshop 2020 Reflections on COVID-19 and Gender Equality

Gender Research Centre organized the Annual Gender Role Workshop on May 30, 2020 (Sat). The topic of this year is "Reflections on COVID-19 and Gender Equality". Women are disproportionately affected by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrained movements and social isolation have led to a...


International Women's Day 2020|Women's Voice under Epidemic

Since 2011, the Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres has organized women's events on International Women's Day every year, thereby expressing women's aspirations to society and the government, as well as fighting for gender justice. This year, we are suffering from the epidemic. As a family...

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Women Entrepreneurship : Christmas Handmade Product Market

Over studying a year, our women students from the entrepreneurship course of Cherish Food Programme are ready to share their products! "Women Entrepreneurship: Christmas Handmade Product Market' will be organized at 21 and 22 December 2019 (Sat & Sun), from 1 pm to 9 pm under Mei Foo footbridge...


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...


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!


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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Elderly Home-care rewarded the Recognition from HKGCSE

In order to recognize the contribution of Social Enterprises and promote long-term development, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprises had cooperated with the Social Enterprise Summit to organize the "Hong Kong Social Enterprise Employee Recognition Scheme 2019". We are glad to...

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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...


Women Market 2019

"Women's Market" - Women outside the kitchen | Entrepreneurship Women | Handmade Food Market was held in Mei Foo on 21 September. The women's products were very popular on that day! Thank you for supporting women's entrepreneurship with action, as well as giving them motivation and confidence. We...

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Failed women? Sharing session of divorced women

Marriage is perceived as the final destination of women, and divorce is the end of happiness. Are women from different generations facing different challenges during a divorce? How do they understand marriage after divorce? Our Director, Ms Si-si Liu and service users will share their work and...


One-day VR Experience Tour

We are grateful to Goharvesthk‘s assistance. On 30 August 201, we hosted 30 youngsters to a one-day VR experience workshop jointly with Goharvesthk at the Hong Kong Baptist University. The attendees included students from Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre’s after school tutoring program and...

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Volunteer Recognition Ceremony 2018/19

On 22 June 2019, the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony 2018/19 was held at Wonder Land Seafood Restaurant in Sham Shui Po. Close to 300 volunteers joined in the celebration. We took the opportunity to express our appreciation to the volunteers’ contribution to our centre, our operatio...

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The Colour of Divorcees' Lives|Art Exhibition of Divorcees

Thank you for your participation in our exhibition called "The Color of Divorcees' Lives" on the 1st and 2nd June at the Nido Asia Art Gallery in Sheung Wan. The event included the Human Library Hong Kong hosted by Mr Pong Yat Ming and the theatre workshop led by experienced applied drama...


Caring Company Expo 2019

Caring Company Expo 2019 was held on 20 May 2019 by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. The main focus of our booth was on supporting working carers this year. Many working carers face immense pressure while working full time and taking care of their family at the same time. As a result, some...


"Walk for HER" Walkathon 2019

Walk for HER 2019 was held on 14 April on Tai Wo Waterfront Park. More than 100 supporters joined us to help our service development, and promote gender equality. We hope to gain public awareness on the issues of gender equality and chances and limitations facing women, and encourage women to step...


CNEX HK|Planting for Life

The theme of women and food has always been our key focus. We collaborated, for the first time, with CNEX to show a documentary film Planting for Life on the environment at our Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre. After the show, we had discussions with the audience from our community. The movie’s...

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Poverty Summit 2019

Yung Shue Tau, the public square in front of the Tin Hau Temple in Yau Ma Tei, has always felt like a place for grassroots residents. However, on March 17, 2019, apart from fortune-telling, singing, and street vending, it had suddenly morphed into a “Congress Hall”. More than 200...


Retreat 2019

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Women in Leadership Summit Hong Kong

The Women in Leadership Summit is a global initiative that started in 2013, celebrating the positive changes in advancing gender diversity and has over the years inspired over 4,000 attendees to achieve positive results in business and beyond. Women in Leadership Summit returns bringing some of...


Carer Cafe|Kick-off Ceremony

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Methods and Strategies in Pushing for Gender Justice: Dialogue with local NGOs

Our Director, Ms. Sisi Liu, had participated in the International Conference held by Gender Research Centre, CUHK, to have a speech about "Methods and Strategies in Pushing for Gender Justice: Dialogue with Local NGOs". HKFWC provided support to single mothers and victims of domestic violence. They...


Social Career Volunteer Day 2018

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Autumn Tour|Long Valley

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Soft Opening of WISE (Fanling)

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Workshop for Relaxation

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"Carer - Who to care?" Seminar

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Women's Market 2018

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"Be Your Own Hero" Charity Bazaar

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Peer Counsellor Retreat 2018

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Body-mind-spirit Health Program

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915 Flag Day (Kowloon)

The 9.15 Flag Day concluded successfully! We would like to express our gratitude for all of the schools, non-governmental organizations, regional partners, colleagues and other volunteers involved. Thanks for all of your kind support, which sharply lifted the number of volunteers from around 200 to...

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【JOWOW】Shining Life

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【JOWOW】Rainbow Drawing

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【JCWOW】Being a Better Woman

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Joyful Day of Childcare

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Mother's Day 2018

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Goal Fly

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Poverty Summit

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International Women's Day: Women Election Forum

Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres, in association with Gender Reasearch Centre of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities, is going to hold a women's forum on Legislative Council by-election on 8 March, 2018 in LT2, Yasumoto International...


Food Street in Lai Lan|Pickles

We invite you to join our Food Street in Lai Lan on 11 Feb, 2018 in our Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre. DetailDate: 11 Feb 2018Time: 1300-1700Location: Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre


Legal Seminar of Parental Responsibility Model

The concept of "parental responsibility" focuses on the sustainable responsibilities divorced parents have for raising their children, but there are not enough support policies and gender perspectives. Although we agree in principle, in light of the uniqueness and complexity of divorced families,...


"Mom Rising" Raffle 2017

“Mom Rising” Raffle Sale came to a successful close. Congratulations to all prize winners! We would like to express our sincere gratitude for all the support of the raffle buyers, donors, volunteers, members and people from all walks of life, who join hands to have raised a net surplus...


Bee with Us

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Kick-off Ceremony of "HER" Aka Chio Solo Exhibition

Thank you for Aka Chio's support to donate all income of her first art charity event to "Women's Relief and Support Fund" of Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres. Aka Chio's works mainly focus on women and explore the role of women in the society and family from different perspectives. Chio...

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Autumn Tour|Lantau Island

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Bazaars in Sham Shui Po

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Chit Chat Gathering

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Valus & Ways Out of Food Leftovers

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Volunteer Recognition Ceremony 2016/17

The HKFWC walk arm-in-arm with our volunteers. We are grateful to the tireless work put in by all our volunteers over the past year as they brought our ideals to life and helped us reach more women and families in need. Our volunteers form the foundation for all we do, and teach us that gender...


Mother's Day Campaign 2017

One week before Mother's Day in 2017, the HKFWC has held a kite flying campaign with over 45 families (100 participants) in the Clear Water Bay Country Park. The aim is to bring out that women want to use their time with more freedom, have more liberty in the division of labor in the family, and...


Press Conference of Women's Helpline Service and Domestic Violence Case Study

Over the past five years, our women's helpline has received 11,016 calls (excluding old cases, proxy cases, and cases from repeat callers), of which 913 calls involve domestic violence. Victims were trending younger, the majority of which was housewives. Besides, between March 2016 and March...


Spring Tour|Sai Kung

Membership is an important part of HKFWC. We organised our first plenary membership tour on 25 March 2017 to bring our members together to communicate, learn from the experiences of other centres, and to have a fun, relaxing time. We toured the Sheung Yiu Folk Museum, the UNESCO Global Geopark and...


International Women's Day Campaign 2017

Since 2011, the HKFWC has organized International Women's Day actions to appeal to government and fight for gender justice. Each year, we manage to organize around 100 women to join. For International Women's Day 2017, we celebrated the release of our Survey on the Mental Health and Quality of...


EMAC|Cherish Food 2017

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Kick off of NOW Project & Opening Ceremony of WISE (Sheung Shui)

This year we launched the HKJC: New Opportunities for Women (NOW) in Home-based Self-employment, a new social enterprise scheme funded with support from the Jockey Club Charity Trust. The scheme takes into account the development of both the family and career to promote flexible work and economic...


Roundtable on the Maintenance

We conducted a survey on alimony from July to October 2016; 185 divorced women responded to the survey. The survey found that more than 60% of respondents found it difficult to collect alimony payments, generally due to the payments being in arrears. More than four-tenths of respondents (86%)...

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EMAC Competition 2017

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HKFWC 121 Flag Day 2017

Our 121 Flag Day -- the HKFWC's first, and sanctioned by the Social Welfare Department -- was a grand success. Our warm thanks to the hundreds of exceptional volunteers who braved the early morning call to raise HK$375,662 to support our services. Our Flag Day volunteers far exceeded our...

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Families Bursting with Christmas Cheer Campaign

As the consultation period for the 2017 Policy Address and coincided with the approaching Christmas holiday, the HKFWC and Tin Shui Wai Community Network organised a sing-along with a group of mothers and their children before the central government offices to call for increased measures to support...


Striding Forward Walkathon 2016

Striding Forward Walkathon is our signature event. This year's Walkathon themed Choice Makes Autonomy, called for women to take the first step in breaking through gender barriers. Together, we can build a society inclusive of female perspectives. This year's striding Forward Walkathon on 16 October...


35th Anniversary Charity Dinner

For 35 years, our ability to promote gender equality has rested on your generous support. You have allowed us to provide diverse services and educational opportunities to women at the base of society. In giving them opportunities, we can help women have the right to choose and develop themselves...


Women's Forum 2016

The HKFWC collects feedback on government policies and appeals for change from hundreds of our members to form our platform. Policies receiving the most interest from our members include the universal non-means-tested retirement protection plan; planning childcare services, the development of...


Volunteer Recognition Ceremony 2015/16

We hold our annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony to thank all of our volunteers' effort, participation, and support. Volunteers from the Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre, Jockey Club Tai Wo Centre and WISE come together to recognise everyone’s contributions. Around 200 volunteers and members of...


35th Anniversary & Re-opening Ceremony of Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre

2016 marked the 35th our anniversary. At the same time, fifteen years after the opening of the Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre, it had started to show its age. Equipment was becoming old and obsolete and the facilities were unable to meet our service demands. We were fortunate to receive funding from...

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Roundtable on the Proposed Legislation on the Parental Responsbility Model

In November 2015, the Labour and Welfare Bureau held a public consultation on the proposed legislation with respect to custody and alimony and on proposals set out in the Law Reform Commission's Report on Child Custody and Access Report. The legislation sets out a joint parental responsibility...


Charity Sale 2015

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Family Caregivers: the Best Supporting Actress

“Who Gets Me?” told the stories of a number of caregivers and the issues that face them, such as handling children with learning disabilities, sour relations with a mother-in-law, and marital difficulties. The play relayed how families can overcome their troubles through of...

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Striding Forward Walkathon 2015

Our annual Striding Forward Walkathon along the bank of Shing Mun River in Shatin was held on 11 October 2015. More than 140 supporters joined us to help develop our services. We were joined by LegCo members Frederick Fung Kin-kee, Chan Yuen-han, Mak Mei-chuen, Emily Lau Wai-hing, and Leung...

When She Shines workshop

Eleven women joined our workshops, where they studied acting and how to convey their deep emotions and hardships through posture and body expression. They also studied what goes into writing a play -- and penned some themselves. After the workshops, they created a new play “Who Gets...


"My Voice, My Life" Fundraising Film Gala

On 13 March 2015, we held a charity fundraiser screening of the film My Voice, My Life at the Kowloon Tong AMC Theatre to raise funds to develop our services. More than 340 guests and volunteers attended. Before the screening, a peer counsellor volunteer who had been with the Free Legal Advice...


International Women's Day Campaign 2015

On 8 March, 2015, International Women’s Day, we organised more than 100 women and carers for our day of action. We rallied in Tamar Park near the government headquarters to show the hard work and contributions of carers and express our hope that the government world set out a carers subsidy...

Volunteers Gathering of Jockey Club Tai Wo Centre

The annual volunteers' gathering was held on February 6 at the Jockey Club Tai Wo Centre. Eighty of them gathered to celebrate their year of selfless contributions. They were amused by the song and dance of our staff. The highlight was a lucky draw by Ms Si-si Liu, our Director. A good time was had...


HKFWC's AGM and Opening of WISE (Women In Self Enhancement, Fanling)

Our 22nd AGM was held on December 13, 2014 at our new centre at Fanling — WISE (Women In Self Enhancement, Fanling). The meeting was convened by our Hon Secretary: Dr Patricia Chiu Pok-kwan. During the meeting, members passed the Chairperson's and Auditor's Reports. Worth mentioning: to...

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Striding Forward Walkathon 2014

With support and patronage, this year’s walkathon raised $173,515.3. We thank our participants, patrons, and contributors for their help in making this possible. We hope to receive their continued support in the years to come.

Family Day on Papier Mâché Pandas

To celebrate the recent launch of "1600 Pandas" — a roving exhibit of French sculptor Paulo Grangeon commissioned by the WWF in 2008 — we invited the "Bless HK" and "PQM" to arrange a family day of fun and education at our Jockey Club Lai Kok Centre. Under the guidance of an instructor...

"Women, Politics, Livelihood" Sharing

Many of the women in our community appear detached from currents events such as Electoral Reform and Occupy Central either due to their being ill-informed or because of the thinking that politics does not concern them. To enhance women’s social involvement, on June 20, we invited Dr Luk...


Using CEDAW To Advocate Women's Rights: A Workshop on CEDAW Shadow Report Writing

A Workshop on CEDAW Shadow Report Writing was held on the University of Hong Kong campus on October 26 and 27. Co-sponsored by the Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities, Centre for Comparative and Public Law and the Women's Studies Research Centre (WSRC) of HKU, the workshop was...


Press Conference on the "Child Carer Support Project" Survey Results

On April 3, prior to Children's Day, the HKFWC and Tin Shui Wai Community Development Network jointly released the results of the "Child Carer Support Project" Survey. Most respondents are in favour of the government's granting various allowances to children or child carers. Two carers who...

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International Women's Day Campaign 2013: "Women Flying High" Paper Plane Action

To celebrate the International Women's Day, the HKFWC organized an action entitled "Women Flying High" on March 8, with the hope that all women can have the time and space for self-development and enjoy a better future. This year, more than 100 women attended the event, some even with their...


Social Policies and Women's Poverty: Women's Conference on the Policy Address

The Women's Conference on the Policy Address was organized by the Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities on January 26. At the conference, policy responses were made by a number of invited guests, including Dr Chan Fung-yi from the Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong...

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Jockey Club Tai Wo Centre Launch

The HKFWC Jockey Club Tai Wo Centre formally started its operation in October 2012, was a result of a generous donation of more than HK$4 million from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust supporting the expansion of HKFWC's services. We were joined by more than 110 guests during grand opening...

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30th Anniversary Charity Dinner

We organised a dinner to both celebrate the 30th anniversary of our founding and raise funds to support the expansion of services to our newly-established Tai Wo Centre. The dinner was held on 23 September 2011 at the Happy ValleyClubhouse. The HKFWC was honoured to welcome as our special guests...