Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 222


Issue 222 | 21/11/2019

EOC gives legal assistance in pregnancy discrimination case

On 15 November 2019, the EOC issued legal proceedings under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO) in the District Court, on behalf of a woman (the Claimant) who previously worked for a company (the Respondent) as a Senior Manager. The Claimant alleged that the Respondent discriminated against her...

EOC senior officers receive The Ombudsman’s Awards

The EOC is pleased to announce that Ms CHAN Chok-kuan and Mr TAM Ka-hang, two Senior Officers from the Complaint Services Division of the Commission, have recently won...

EOC zooms in on sexual harassment in latest YouTube videos

Does sexual harassment always involve physical contact? What gender stereotypes do male victims have to face? Why do bystanders stay silent? In a four-part series of street interviews...

EOC Chairperson speaks out on inclusive voting ahead of District Council elections

The 2019 District Council Ordinary Election (Election) will be held on 24 November 2019 (Sunday). Registered electors whose names have been included in the 2019 Final Register of Electors may cast their vote in the Election...