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Stigma a stumbling block in Hong Kong's efforts to promote mental well-being
Celebrate the family in Hong Kong - in all its diversity
Let's cultivate a sense of respect and tolerance in the young people of Hong Kong
Support Hong Kong mums so they don't give up on breastfeeding
Fight discrimination that robs Hong Kong's ethnic minorities of a sense of belonging
The stigma of chronic illness in Hong Kong
Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong should not have to suffer abuse in silence
We all deserve the right to a life free from threat of sexual harassment
Greater discrimination protection will benefit all in Hong Kong

In July, the Equal Opportunities Commission launched a public consultation on the review of the discrimination law to consider how the existing anti-discrimination ordinances can be improved to better promote equality for everyone in Hong Kong.

28 Oct 2014 - 3:15AM

In July, the Equal Opportunities Commission launched a public consultation on the review of the discrimination law to consider how the existing anti-discrimination ordinances can be improved to better promote equality for everyone in Hong Kong.

Greater discrimination protection will benefit all in Hong Kong
Change for better, or worse? Clearing up confusion over marriage bill rights

On July 9, the Legislative Council will resume its second and third reading of the Marriage (Amendment) Bill.

1 Jul 2014 - 1:36AM

On July 9, the Legislative Council will resume its second and third reading of the Marriage (Amendment) Bill.

Change for better, or worse? Clearing up confusion over marriage bill rights
All families joined by love are worthy of celebration

Recently, my mother left us at the age of 97. We siblings always felt blessed to have a family where parents, children and grandchildren could gather at festivities to live and laugh, to love and care for each other.

15 May 2014 - 3:55AM

Recently, my mother left us at the age of 97. We siblings always felt blessed to have a family where parents, children and grandchildren could gather at festivities to live and laugh, to love and care for each other.

All families joined by love are worthy of celebration
Don't deny transgender people the right to marry

Last week, the Legislative Council held the first reading of the Marriage (Amendment) Bill, introduced to implement the Court of Final Appeal's order in the landmark "W" case. After male-to-female sex reassignment surgery, "W" sought and won the right to marry her male fiancé.

28 Mar 2014 - 3:54AM

Last week, the Legislative Council held the first reading of the Marriage (Amendment) Bill, introduced to implement the Court of Final Appeal's order in the landmark "W" case. After male-to-female sex reassignment surgery, "W" sought and won the right to marry her male fiancé.

Don't deny transgender people the right to marry
Inclusive classroom must embrace children with special education needs

Hong Kong is lagging behind on inclusive education, while most advanced economies are moving ahead. Many students with special educational needs are not getting the support they require and deserve.

13 Jan 2014 - 4:47AM

Hong Kong is lagging behind on inclusive education, while most advanced economies are moving ahead. Many students with special educational needs are not getting the support they require and deserve.

Inclusive classroom must embrace children with special education needs
Racist Hong Kong is still a fact
Ghetto treatment blocks advance of Hong Kong's ethnic minority students

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is holding hearings this week to look at the situation in Hong Kong. The Equal Opportunities Commission has long been concerned about discrimination issues affecting our youngsters. One of our priorities is the exclusion of ethnic minorities from equal educational opportunities.

25 Sep 2015 - 11:17AM

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is holding hearings this week to look at the situation in Hong Kong. The Equal Opportunities Commission has long been concerned about discrimination issues affecting our youngsters. One of our priorities is the exclusion of ethnic minorities from equal educational opportunities.

Ghetto treatment blocks advance of Hong Kong's ethnic minority students
Discussion about gender and sexual orientation should start with respect

Since assuming my position in April, I have met over 130 different stakeholder groups from various fields to listen to divergent views. A number expressed concern about the possibility of legislation being brought in to protect people against discrimination due to their sexual orientation and gender identity.

2 Jul 2013 - 5:28AM

Since assuming my position in April, I have met over 130 different stakeholder groups from various fields to listen to divergent views. A number expressed concern about the possibility of legislation being brought in to protect people against discrimination due to their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Discussion about gender and sexual orientation should start with respect
Hong Kong must do right by its transgender minority

In May, the Court of Final Appeal set a milestone for this city with its judgment on the case of Ms W, a post-operative male-to-female transsexual, who fought, against the odds, to be recognised as a woman and for the right to marry the man she loves.

12 Jul 2013 - 3:09AM

In May, the Court of Final Appeal set a milestone for this city with its judgment on the case of Ms W, a post-operative male-to-female transsexual, who fought, against the odds, to be recognised as a woman and for the right to marry the man she loves.

Hong Kong must do right by its transgender minority