From left to right: Dr Simon Yau, associate professor of the department of Public Policy at City University; Dr Ferrick Chu, director of policy, research and training at the Equal Opportunities Commission; Chung Oi-po, chairwoman of Hong Kong Slix Society at a press conference unveiling the study. Photo: Ivanka Lou

Survey reveals Hongkongers lack an understanding of dwarfism, reflected in prejudice against little people

  • The survey, carried out for the Equal Opportunities Commission, found 84 per cent of people in the city had poor knowledge of dwarves
  • Little people in Hong Kong report practical difficulties in day-to-day life and derogatory comments from the general public
Topic |   Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

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From left to right: Dr Simon Yau, associate professor of the department of Public Policy at City University; Dr Ferrick Chu, director of policy, research and training at the Equal Opportunities Commission; Chung Oi-po, chairwoman of Hong Kong Slix Society at a press conference unveiling the study. Photo: Ivanka Lou
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