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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY

    Gays and mainlanders in spotlight as Hong Kong launches discrimination law review

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:33pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Wider anti-discrimination laws eyed A public consultation has been launched on extending anti-discrimination laws to protect, among others, mainlanders, ... for equal rights," he said. The law against sex discrimination does not cover bias on grounds of sexual orientation, while that against racial bias does not cover discrimination against people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549710/eoc-launches-review-anti-discrimination-laws
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Transsexuals call for laws to help minorities

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Joyce Ng

    ... sexual minorities in Hong Kong. Top of the list are new laws against discrimination, W and fellow transsexual Mimi Wong said after yesterday's landmark ruling by the top court. W, who ... the court decision was not enough. "The government should have laws to safeguard transsexual women from discrimination," she said. One example, she said, was some employers' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1237042/transsexuals-call-laws-help-minorities
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US workers claim discrimination in hiring of foreigners on skilled worker visas

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:55pm by AP

    ... worker from India. Now she has joined a federal US lawsuit alleging the global staffing firm that ran HarleyDavidson's technical support discriminated against American workers, in part ... it considers all qualified candidates "without regard to citizenship and immigration status". Manpower said it "adopts the highest ethical standards and complies with all applicable laws ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549216/us-workers-claim-discrimination-hiring-foreigners-skilled-worker-visas
  4. News - China - DISCRIMINATION

    Lesbian couple hurt by official's disrespect at marriage registry

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Social worker and college student say they were snubbed by registry official as they attempt to challenge law and raise public awareness Lesbians fail in bid ... on Monday. Mayu Yu, a 27-year old social worker, said a male official at the registry told her and her partner that they could not be registered because the law did not recognise a marriage between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1158505/lesbian-couple-hurt-officials-disrespect-marriage-registry
  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Study to shed light on sex discrimination: Equal Opportunities Commission

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... on a study into gender bias and the feasibility of laws to protect the rights of sexual minorities, the anti-discrimination watchdog says. The independent research will cover practical scenarios ... for procrastinating on developing the relevant laws. Instead of putting the issue to public consultation, the government set up a committee last June to advise on sex discrimination. Chu said he expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510799/study-shed-light-sex-discrimination-equal-opportunities-commission
  6. News - World

    Obama review shows big data could prompt discrimination

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... by President Barack Obama, White House counsellor John Podesta said in an interview. Podesta did not discuss all the findings, but said the potential for discrimination was an issue. Federal laws have ... Associated Press in Washington Big data 'could prompt discrimination' A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1499431/obama-review-shows-big-data-could-prompt-discrimination
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    School uniform guidelines to prevent racial and religious discrimination

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com School uniform guidelines to prevent discrimination The Equal Opportunities Commission will introduce school uniform guidelines next month to prevent pupils from suffering discrimination due to their race or religion. "It has come to the EOC's attention that there have been concerns raised by schools and parents of ethnic minority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453401/school-uniform-guidelines-prevent-racial-and-religious-discrimination
  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Don't neglect transsexuals in talks on discrimination law, say activists

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Activists don't want transsexuals, transgenders to be neglected in anti-discrimination-law talks Transsexuals left out in rights debate Legislation banning prejudice against sexual minorities should not neglect the unique needs of transsexuals, activists say. There has been a growing clamour this year for a law banning discrimination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1115465/dont-neglect-transsexuals-talks-discrimination-law-say-activists
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Sexual orientation law 'hurts free speech', says Cardinal John Tong Hon

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:19am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Sexual orientation law 'hurts free speech' A law against discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation could infringe freedom of speech and religion, the head of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong has said. Speaking publicly for the first time on the issue, Cardinal John Tong Hon said the law could breach the United Nations' 1948 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520204/sexual-orientation-law-hurts-free-speech-says-cardinal-john-tong-hon
  10. News - World - EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

    Asians hitting ‘bamboo ceiling’ in Australia, discrimination commissioner says

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Commissioner points to lack of diversity at top, notes Europeans still dominate in Parliament Asians hitting 'bamboo ceiling' in Australia A "bamboo ceiling" exists in Australia for Asians entering positions of power in business, education and politics, the country's race discrimination commissioner has suggested. Tim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552273/asians-hitting-bamboo-ceiling-australia-discrimination-commissioner-says

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