Societal Abuses and Discrimination Although prohibited by law, citizens practiced caste discrimination in a wide variety of religious, professional, government, and social environments, and such discrimination strongly influenced society. The Ministry of Labor enforced laws against forced labor only in the small formal sector. The government protected the rights of victims and did not detain, jail, or prosecute them for violations of other laws. At the Maiti Nepal Rehabilitation and Protection Home, children and women could stay up to six months and learn income-generating skills. The government also allowed the UNHCR to provide limited services for the so-called urban refugees, asylum seekers from countries such as Somalia, Pakistan and Iraq, but objected to the UNHCR's mandated practice of making refugee status determinations.
Ziteng campaigns for changes in the law, in particular the overturn of ban on brothels with more than one prostitute, since this prevents sex workers banding together for protection.
Correspondence respecting the alleged existence of Chinese slavery in Hong Kong: Of the 3, detainees interviewed during the year by AF in 15 districts around the country, 1, claimed they were tortured. Under the Gender Equality Amendment Act ofthe definition of rape includes marital rape, and the husband can be jailed for three to six months. Lyndhurst Terrace and the surrounding area were the location of some of the earliest brothels established in Hong Kong,  in the midth century. However, the radio management cited internal reasons as the cause of the termination of the program and dismissal of the program host. The Right of Citizens to Change Their Government The law provides citizens with the right to change their government peacefully.