Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 225


Issue 225 | 02/01/2020

Happy New Year

The EOC sends you warm wishes for a prosperous 2020 filled with joy, love, health and peace of mind. We look forward to continuing to have you as our ally in the fight for equality and inclusion.

EOC welcomes District Court ruling on pregnancy discrimination case

On 31 December 2019, the EOC issued a statement welcoming the judgement handed down by the District Court on 30 December (DCEO 3/2018), which ruled in favour of a woman...

Let’s join hands to defuse the mental health crisis in Hong Kong

Life in modern Hong Kong, especially amid times of social upheaval, can be exhausting. From fake news and doxing to heated debates and unanswered hopes...

Youth relish immersive experience in ethnic minority cultures

This winter, youngsters in the EOC’s “Generation i” programme went on a cultural expedition in the city by visiting the Kung Yung Koon in Kwai Chung on 14 December. Located in Ping Lai Path...

EOC welcomes gazettal of the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019

On 27 December 2019, the SAR Government published the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Gazette. The Bill seeks to increase the statutory maternity leave under the Employment Ordinance (EO)...

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2020-21 opens for application

The Internet has become an important, if not indispensable, resource for everyone in society today. From doing research for school work...