Every year, there are more than 12m young girls dropping out from schools, being abused and trapped into the vicious cycle of poverty as a result of child marriage!
To discuss the social issues caused by child marriage, Zonta Club HK East joined hands with Plan International and Link Asset Management Ltd to hold a symposium titled “Say No to Child Marriage” in Stanley Plaza on 6 Jan 2019. The symposium was convened by Vivian Sun (Zonta Club HK East President 2008-2010) with the following speakers:
Ms Teresa Lin, District 17 Lieutenant Governor of Zonta Club International
Dr Kanie Siu, Chief Executive Officer, Plan International (HK)
Ms Kit Ying Chan, Director, Services, Mother’s Choice
Mr George Hongchoy, Executive Director and CEO of Link Asset Management Ltd