Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 269


Issue 269 | 12/11/2021

EOC releases findings of Equal Opportunities Awareness Survey 2021

An overwhelming 90% of the public believes that ensuring reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities and combatting sexual harassment are important areas for future work on equal opportunity.
A screenshot from the video series, showing its title  “I am a Carer”

EOC launches new video series “I am a Carer”

“I am a Carer”, a three-part video series produced by the EOC that sheds light on the challenges confronted by carers in Hong Kong, is now available on YouTube.
EOC Chairperson and recognised EOC staff pose for a group photo. From the left: Mr John KEUNG, Acting Chief Equal Opportunities Officer (Services & Human Resources Development); Mr Ricky CHU Man-kin, EOC Chairperson; Mr Raymond HO, Senior Equal Opportunities Officer (Ethnic Minorities Unit).

EOC staff recognised at The Ombudsman’s Awards 2021

Two EOC staff members have been named winners of The Ombudsman’s Awards 2021 for Officers of Public Organisations. 
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EOC gives legal assistance in sexual harassment case

On 5 November 2021, the EOC issued legal proceedings in the District Court under Hong Kong’s Sex Discrimination Ordinance on behalf of a woman who alleges that her former male colleague sexually harassed her in the workplace on a number of occasions.