Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 226


Issue 226 | 23/01/2020

Happy Lunar New Year

The Year of the Rat is just around the corner! May we wish you good health, happiness, and lots of love.

New data reconfirm gaps in Hong Kong’s ethnic minority education policy

A mere 37.8% of Chinese language teachers and 54.1% of those teaching other subjects at Hong Kong primary schools are confident that they could help non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students...

EOC expresses concern over racially abusive language on social media

On 21 January 2020, the EOC issued a statement to express concern over recent comments on various social media pages attacking the race and skin colour...

Sexual harassment in the workplace is costing businesses money, and more

It was 1 November 2018. From San Francisco and São Paulo to Sydney and Stockholm, more than 20,000 employees and contractors in Google offices...

Leverage Government support to create a disability-friendly workplace

From deaf restaurant servers to event assistants with visual impairment, more and more people with disabilities (PWDs) are defying stereotypes and proving their worth...

Public weighs in on LGBT rights in new CUHK survey

On 7 January 2020, the Sexualities Research Programme of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) released the findings of a telephone survey...