Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 228


Issue 228 | 17/02/2020

Language restriction on customers may amount to indirect racial discrimination

A restaurant recently published a social media post stating that it received a call from an EOC officer on 14 February 2020, during which the restaurant was asked...

Fight against coronavirus won’t be won with NIMBY mentality

The EOC expressed concern in a statement on 11 February 2020 over recent scuffles in various districts sparked by the Government’s plan to set up...

You can’t fix poverty without fixing discrimination

Last month, the Government announced plans for a HK$10-billion welfare package intended to alleviate poverty and empower the underprivileged...

Equal Opportunities (Sexual Orientation) Funding Scheme open for application until 31 March

The Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (CMAB) is inviting applications for the Equal Opportunities (Sexual Orientation) Funding Scheme 2020-21...