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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Discrimination rife at work in Hong Kong, Equal Opportunities Commission finds in study

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Phila Siu

    ... is in the middle of a review of discrimination laws, although the study was not part of that process. The median age for those who reported age discrimination was 40 to 49. Examples collected included ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Almost one in five say they have experienced unfair treatment- most often on age grounds- but only a handful took action to stop it Discrimination rife ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585320/discrimination-rife-work-eoc-study-finds
  2. News - China - MACAU

    Suspended pro-democracy Macau professor to take legal action over 'discrimination'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:15am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com University of Macau associate professor plans to file labour bureau complaint saying he was discriminated against for pro-democracy views Punished ... discriminated against him based on his political beliefs. The associate professor, Bill Chou Kwok-ping, said he had faced a disciplinary process, including attending inquiry sessions, since November ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1569487/university-macau-lecturer-says-he-was-punished-politics
  3. Comment - Letters

    Government must respect the law and end discrimination on basis of sexual orientation

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Government must respect the law and end discrimination I filed a judicial review against the government for maintaining a different age of consent between two men and a man ... was unconstitutional. This happened in 2005. Last week, the Department of Justice submitted documents to the Legislative Council finally proposing to amend the dead laws. While I welcome such a proposal, it is, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1391365/government-must-respect-law-and-end-discrimination-basis-sexual
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... accelerated the process [of same-sex marriage being introduced]." While gay marriage remains a complex issue, Dormor said anti-discrimination laws were a "no-brainer". He reminded ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Protecting gay people from discrimination is essential if the city is to realise potential, British diplomat tells LGBT rights symposium Expats 'put ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  5. 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
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Rookie mum: why do other mothers seem superior?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Angharad Law

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Pay no heed to the mothers superior Ever since I became a mum for the first time about two years ago, I have been astounded at how well other women with children manage their lives. My respect for parents, and mums, in par ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1301923/rookie-mum-why-do-other-mothers-seem-superior
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't use the law to discriminate against domestic workers

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by BEAU LEFLER

    ... Beau Lefler Beau Lefler says the courts should uphold principle of equality before law Laws that oppress the weak are a poor servant of justice In Hong Kong, people enthuse over the "rule of law" and its long-standing presence here. It is the cause of our economic miracle and social stability, and is purportedly the main difference between us and the mainland. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1199573/dont-use-law-discriminate-against-domestic-workers
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Protesters' sex abuse claims highlighted at UN meeting

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Joyce Ng

    ... and Human Rights Monitor, called for a "high-level mechanism" in the government to improve anti-discrimination laws. Reports of women being sexually harassed have emerged from the Occupy ... with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. "Women's right to participate in the social movement are threatened by violence condoned by police," said Kwok Ka-chai, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620844/protesters-sex-abuse-claims-highlighted-un-meeting

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