Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 262


Issue 262 | 28/07/2021

EOC gives legal assistance to foreign domestic worker in sexual harassment case

On 20 July 2021, the EOC issued legal proceedings under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO) in the District Court on behalf of a foreign domestic worker (the Claimant) who alleges that her former employer (the Respondent) sexually harassed her on various occasions in the course of her employment with him...

CareER launches Disability Inclusion Index

While diversity has become a buzzword for businesses looking to broaden their clientele and talent pool, one key challenge is to identify measurable goals and make tangible change...

EOC welcomes the Ombudsman’s report on Government’s engagement of outside interpretation services

The EOC welcomes the release of the Direct Investigation Report, “Government’s Arrangements for Engaging Outside Interpretation Services” by the Office of the Ombudsman on 22 July 2021...

World Breastfeeding Week 2021 – “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility​”

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated every year from 1-7 August in commemoration of the 1990 Innocenti Declaration, signed by policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organisations...