The Equal Opportunities Commission report found that one in five women had faced discrimination during pregnancy, maternity leave, or in the year after giving birth. Photo: SCMP The Equal Opportunities Commission report found that one in five women had faced discrimination during pregnancy, maternity leave, or in the year after giving birth. Photo: SCMP
The Equal Opportunities Commission report found that one in five women had faced discrimination during pregnancy, maternity leave, or in the year after giving birth. Photo: SCMP

One in five pregnant women and new mothers experience workplace discrimination in Hong Kong

The situation is worst in the retail and hospitality industries, according to an Equal Opportunities Commission report.

The Equal Opportunities Commission report found that one in five women had faced discrimination during pregnancy, maternity leave, or in the year after giving birth. Photo: SCMP The Equal Opportunities Commission report found that one in five women had faced discrimination during pregnancy, maternity leave, or in the year after giving birth. Photo: SCMP
The Equal Opportunities Commission report found that one in five women had faced discrimination during pregnancy, maternity leave, or in the year after giving birth. Photo: SCMP
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