Seminar on Awareness of Gender Mainstreaming and Sexual Harassment
To further introduce the concept of gender mainstreaming and enhance the awareness of sexual harassment of the Gender Focal Points (GFPs), the Women’s Commission (WoC) and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) co-orgnaised a Seminar on Awareness of Gender Mainstreaming and Sexual Harassment on 4 July 2017 at EOC Conference Room. Some 100 participants including GFPs in District Councils, non-governmental organisations in social welfare sector and among listed companies (or the representatives from their company / organisation) and EO Club members attended.
During the Seminar, Prof. Alfred CHAN Cheung-ming, SBS, JP, the Chairperson of EOC, delivered opening remarks. Mrs. Stella LAU KUN Lai-kuen, SBS, JP, the Chairperson of WoC, delivered a keynote speech on “Gender Mainstreaming” to elaborate its concept, application and benefits to companies and organisations. Dr. Ferrick C. M. CHU, Director, Policy, Research and Training of EOC, deliver a keynote speech on “Understanding Sexual Harassment” to introduce the concept of sexual harassment and measures to prevent sexual harassment.