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Lawmaker, doctors, NGOs urge Taiwan's health ministry to improve pregnancy guides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Fan Yun (范雲) held a press conference on Thursday (May 5) calling for the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) to update its pregnancy guides for expecting moth...

Taiwan foundation sets up information center for pregnant migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Garden of Hope Foundation will set up an information center to help pregnant migrant workers, reports said Friday (Dec. 31). Out of 700,000 migrant workers in Taiwa...

Taiwan's showbiz asked to stop making dirty jokes about female entertainers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Social media influencer Cheng Chia-chun (鄭家純) has found herself in hot water after accusing a male singer of sexual harassment at a company's year-end banquet, while s...

Citi Steps Up Its Commitment to Youth Employment, Skills Development and Innovation across Asia Pacific

As part of the expanded global Pathways to Progress initiative, Citi and the Citi Foundation to collectively invest US$35 million in philanthropic contributions and grants to improve the employability...

8% of Taiwanese women do not return to work after parental leave, data shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Mother's Day nears in Taiwan, a local women's group is pointing out that discrimination against working mothers is still very real, with 8 percent of women in t...

MOFA to partner with NGOs in developing countries

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced that it will work with several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on projects that provide assistance to disadvantaged groups, especial...

Taiwan's Catwalk models to launch 2020 charity calendar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese model management company Catwalk (凱渥) is launching its limited edition 2020 calendar, with earnings to be donated to the Garden of Hope Foundation. Bigi Y...

38% of migrant caregivers in Taiwan abused by employers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 38 percent of migrant caregivers have been subjected to verbal or physical abuse while working in Taiwan, but only 46 percent have sought help, according to ...

Blueseeds wins APSIPA award for working with charity to create eco-friendly value chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Blueseeds has won the 2019 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA) for its partnership with the Garden of Hope Foundation (GOHF) to extend the value of e...

Taiwan to host 2019 World Conference of Women's Shelters

The Garden of Hope Foundation, a social welfare institution dedicated to helping abused women in Taiwan, will host the Fourth World Conference of Women's Shelters (4WCWS) in 2019, the foundation s...

Taiwanese women march in #MeToo event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An estimated 1,000 people turned up at a Taipei event Saturday to voice their support for victims of sexual harassment and ask them to come out and speak up, in an echo of...