Equal Opportunities Commission
Public Encouraged to Call EOC
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) announces today the launching of the Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS). From now on, members of the public can make enquiries to the EOC through the hotline (no. 2511-8211) anytime they want.
Mrs. Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa Visited the Equal Opportunities Commission
Mrs. Zanele Mbeki, spouse of the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa visited the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) today (17 April 1998) and met with EOC Chairperson Dr. Fanny Cheung Mui-ching.
EOC to Combat Systemic Discrimination and to Promote Equal Opportunities from Childhood
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) will focus on combating systemic discrimination and promoting equal opportunities from childhood as its two main strategic areas of work.
Equal Opportunities Commission Invites Applications to its 1998/99 Funding Programme
To join hands with the community to create a society where there are no discrimination and no barriers to equal opportunities, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) announced its 1998/99 "Community Participation Funding Programme on Equal Opportunities" today (19 February 1998). The Funding Programme aims to encourage community organizations to carry out projects in promoting equal opportunities and eliminating discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, family status and disability.
Gazettal of the Code of Practice on Employment under the Family Status Discrimination Ordinance
The Code of Practice on Employment (the Code) under the Family Status Discrimination Ordinance (FSDO) is gazetted today (13 February 1998). The Code will be tabled before the Provisional Legislative Council (PLC) for negative vetting on 18 February 1998. If approved by the PLC, it is expected to come into effect by the end of March this year.
Launching of the First Equal Opportunities TV Docu-drama Series
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) announced a 1998 educational initiative today (26 January 1998). A series of TV docu-drama on discriminatory cases, titled "非 常 平 等 任 務 ", produced by Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), will be broadcast on TVB Jade Channel on every Sunday from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. starting 1 February 1998.
The Equal Opportunities Commission Announces its Performance Pledge
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) announces its 1998 performance pledge today.