This “live-in” rule, strictly enforced since April 2003, exposes domestic helpers to potential abuses, including being forced to work on their day off. Photo: Edmond So This “live-in” rule, strictly enforced since April 2003, exposes domestic helpers to potential abuses, including being forced to work on their day off. Photo: Edmond So
This “live-in” rule, strictly enforced since April 2003, exposes domestic helpers to potential abuses, including being forced to work on their day off. Photo: Edmond So

Helpers’ live-in rule in Hong Kong should be relaxed

  • Despite the regulation being upheld by the Court of Appeal, steps must be taken to protect Hong Kong’s maids from potential exploitation and abuse

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This “live-in” rule, strictly enforced since April 2003, exposes domestic helpers to potential abuses, including being forced to work on their day off. Photo: Edmond So This “live-in” rule, strictly enforced since April 2003, exposes domestic helpers to potential abuses, including being forced to work on their day off. Photo: Edmond So
This “live-in” rule, strictly enforced since April 2003, exposes domestic helpers to potential abuses, including being forced to work on their day off. Photo: Edmond So
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