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Date: 2019/04/12
Title: The EOC Gives Legal Assistance to a Foreign Domestic Helper in a Pregnancy Discrimination Case
Content: The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has today (12 April 2019) issued legal proceedings under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO), Cap. 480 in the District Court, on behalf of a foreign domestic helper (the Claimant) who claims that her former employer (the Respondent) discriminated against her on the ground of her pregnancy by terminating her employment during her pregnancy.


Date: 2019/03/29
Title: Employers Strongly Endorse Racial Diversity and Inclusion Charter
Content: The Racial Diversity and Inclusion Charter for Employers (Charter) of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has seen a threefold increase in the number of signatories since its launch in December 2018.


Date: 2019/03/22
Title: Response Statement by Mr Ricky CHU, Chairperson-designate of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Content: I feel honoured and pleased in accepting the appointment as the Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).


Date: 2019/03/22
Title: EOC Welcomes Government Appointment of Mr Ricky CHU Man-kin as New Chairperson
Content: The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) welcomes the Government’s appointment of Mr Ricky CHU Man-kin as its new Chairperson. The three-year term of the EOC Chairperson will come into effect on 11 April 2019.


Date: 2019/03/22
Title: Chairperson of Equal Opportunities Commission appointed (Issued by the Government of the Hong Kong SAR)
Content: The Government announced today (March 22) that the Chief Executive has appointed Mr Ricky Chu Man-kin as the Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) for a term of three years commencing April 11, 2019, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 480).


Date: 2019/03/04
Title: The EOC announces results of the “Generation i” Multimedia Competition
Content: With the aim of firing up local youths’ creativity and commitment to promoting equal opportunity concepts, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) co-organised with the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Media 21 the “Generation i” programme last year. The programme featured workshops on comics drawing and video production conducted by veteran artists, as well as a competition consisting of “Comics” and “Short Video” divisions. All secondary school students were invited to help advocate mutual respect, diversity and inclusion through comic strips and short videos they created.


Date: 2019/03/03
Title: The EOC holds public event in honour of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Content: A 200-strong audience consisting of Consuls-General, representatives of Government departments and NGOs, advocates of ethnic minority (EM) rights, as well as students and citizens, attended the “Equal Opportunities Diversity Project 2019” Event at E-Max, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC) today (3 March 2019), in celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (IDERD). Co-organised by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) and Radio Television Hong Kong Radio 2, the public event aimed to bring different sectors together to advance racial equality and create a pluralistic and inclusive society.


Date: 2019/02/25
Title: The EOC Releases Findings of the Questionnaire Survey on Sexual Harassment for the Sports Sector
Content: The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) today (25 February 2019) released findings from its “Sexual Harassment – Questionnaire Survey for Sports Sector 2018”. The survey was conducted by the EOC in collaboration with the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC) between July and October 2018, which was the second sector-wide survey of its type following the baseline Survey conducted in 2014. The follow-up study was conducted to understand the latest situation about the formulation of anti-sexual harassment policies of the sports sector. It also explored whether the National Sports Associations (NSAs) have sufficient resources to provide awareness training for their staff and coaches on preventing sexual harassment.


Date: 2019/02/22
Title: The EOC Supports the Findings of the Ombudsman Report on Government Support for Non-Chinese Speaking Students
Content: The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) welcomes the direct investigation report by the Office of the Ombudsman on government support for non-Chinese speaking students.


Date: 2019/01/21
Title: The EOC Releases Findings of its Territory-wide Study on Sexual Harassment of University Students in Hong Kong
Content: The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) today (21 January 2019) released findings from “Break the Silence: Territory-wide Study on Sexual Harassment of University Students in Hong Kong”. The Study found that nearly one-fourth (23%) of university students were sexually harassed within 12 months before the survey, but only 2.5% of students had lodged a complaint with the university after experiencing sexual harassment.


Date: 2019/01/15
Title: EOC Promotes Equal Opportunities through Funding Programme
Content: The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) promotes equal opportunities through its Community Participation Funding Programme on Equal Opportunities.


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