Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 264


Issue 264 | 26/08/2021

Photo of athletes with disabilities

EOC Chairperson voices support for Paralympic athletes in byline article

Mr Ricky CHU Man-kin, EOC Chairperson published an article in am730 last week, voicing support for the 24 athletes representing Hong Kong, China at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games which are currently running until 5 September 2021.Together they are competing in eight sports, including archery, athletics, badminton, boccia, equestrian, swimming, table tennis and wheelchair fencing.

Winner of EOC’s Employer Recognition Scheme gives interviews about family-friendly policies

When it comes to advocating family-friendly employment policies, what’s better than showing good practice in action? Carthy Limited is a 20-strong business consulting firm in Hong Kong, and a winner of the Outstanding SME Award for Family Status Equality in the inaugural edition of the Equal Opportunity Employer Recognition Scheme launched by the EOC this year.
Promotional image of the exhibition, featuring the tag line, “Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Empowered”

EOC hosts final leg of photo exhibition tour “The Way We Are” at Hong Kong Cultural Centre

From now until 28 August 2021 (Saturday), the EOC will be staging an exhibition at the foyer of Hong Kong Cultural Centre featuring nearly 50 photographs from its visual storytelling campaign “The Way We Are” launched last December.
Cover of the publication “Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Tips for SMEs”

EOC releases updated guide for SMEs to prevent sexual harassment

To equip employers – especially those with more limited resources – with an up-to-date knowledge of their potential liability under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO), the EOC has released a new edition of its guide, “Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Tips for SMEs”.