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Conference Paper: Constitutional adjudication and substantive gender equality in Hong Kong

TitleConstitutional adjudication and substantive gender equality in Hong Kong
Authors
Issue Date2009
Citation
The 2009 International Conference on Feminist Constitutionalism, Kingston, ON., Canada, 28 February-1 March 2009. How to Cite?
AbstractThis paper considers the impact of constitutional adjudication on the rights of women in Hong Kong. It examines a small body of case law produced by Hong Kong courts which interprets the right to equality expressed in Article 25 of the Basic Law, Hong Kong’s mini-constitution, and relevant provisions of the Bill of Rights Ordinance – a law which essentially duplicates the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The courts have also referred to a series of anti-discrimination laws which prohibit direct and indirect discrimination in both the public and private sectors on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, and family status …
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/63416

 

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dc.contributor.authorLoper, Ken_HK
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-13T04:23:02Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-13T04:23:02Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_HK
dc.identifier.citationThe 2009 International Conference on Feminist Constitutionalism, Kingston, ON., Canada, 28 February-1 March 2009.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/63416-
dc.description.abstractThis paper considers the impact of constitutional adjudication on the rights of women in Hong Kong. It examines a small body of case law produced by Hong Kong courts which interprets the right to equality expressed in Article 25 of the Basic Law, Hong Kong’s mini-constitution, and relevant provisions of the Bill of Rights Ordinance – a law which essentially duplicates the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The courts have also referred to a series of anti-discrimination laws which prohibit direct and indirect discrimination in both the public and private sectors on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, and family status …-
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Conference on Feminist Constitutionalism 2009-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleConstitutional adjudication and substantive gender equality in Hong Kongen_HK
dc.typeConference_Paperen_HK
dc.identifier.emailLoper, K: kloper@hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.authorityLoper, K=rp01267en_HK
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros155691en_HK

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