The Gender Research Center(GRC), Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong is the first research unit on gender and women's issues in Hong Kong. Beginning as the Gender Research Programme in 1985, the Gender Research Center was renamed in 2000.
Members include scholars from Social Science, Humanities, medicine, Business Administration, and other interdisciplinary fields who are involved with the research activities of the GRC. Other persons interested in gender research may join as affiliates of the GRC. Students may join us as student affiliates.
To promote knowledge in gender research and women's studies
To support action on enhancing gender equality and women's status
Through research, communication and training, we aim to build up the knowledge base on gender-related issues
Through consultancy, advice, community liaison and advocacy, we aim to impact on policies and practices affecting gender equality and women's development
Through regional and international links, we aim to strengthen the role of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in the area of gender and women scholarship