Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 243


Issue 243 | 15/10/2020

EOC’s study finds female politicians bogged down by family responsibility and gender stereotypes

Over half of the Hong Kong public believes women have a harder time climbing the political ladder because of domestic responsibilities and traditional attitudes about gender roles...

Holes in carer support system need immediate plugging

The EOC made a submission to the Legislative Council’s Panel on Welfare Services last month, as the panel held a special meeting to discuss support...

EOC responds to consultation on criminalisation of voyeurism and related offences

In response to the Security Bureau’s consultation on the proposal to introduce “offences of voyeurism, intimate prying, non-consensual photography...

EOC Chairperson hears from representatives from ethnic minority groups on COVID challenges

In a series of online meetings last month, EOC Chairperson, Mr Ricky CHU Man-kin reached out to over 10 organisations serving ethnic minority communities in Hong Kong...