Hong Kong lawmakers and ngos welcome plan for law against voyeurism and upskirt photography

South China Morning Post

Title: The legal back-and-forth over upskirt pictures in Hong Kong

According to a women’s rights group and legal experts. They said while the law covered upskirting, other types of sexual offences such as “downblousing” – when culprits secretly snap pictures down a woman’s top, often capturing her breasts – were not addressed by legislation.

“Why does [the law] only cover the lower parts of the body and not the upper?,” Linda Wong Sau-yung, executive director of RainLily, an advocacy group for women, said.

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Hong Kong Free Press

Title: Hong Kong lawmakers and ngos welcome plan for law against voyeurism and upskirt photography

Linda Wong, executive director of the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women (ACSVAW), said on Thursday that the group supported the report.

“I appreciate the [proposed] amendment by the Law Reform Commission,” Wong said. “We also receive a lot of questions from women, for example, whether the law can tackle women being photographed while breastfeeding?”

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