Two student volunteers from The Education University of Hong Kong, Rose Tsui (left) and Katherine Ho, help clean the home of an elderly lady in Kai Yip Estate in Kowloon Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Two student volunteers from The Education University of Hong Kong, Rose Tsui (left) and Katherine Ho, help clean the home of an elderly lady in Kai Yip Estate in Kowloon Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Two student volunteers from The Education University of Hong Kong, Rose Tsui (left) and Katherine Ho, help clean the home of an elderly lady in Kai Yip Estate in Kowloon Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Can youth community service, voluntary or not, help social cohesion? How Hong Kong and its ‘me’ generation could benefit in absence of military service

  • Getting involved with things like poverty alleviation or small community projects could enhance social cohesion among Hong Kong youth, academic says
  • Initiative could start on a voluntary basis and become compulsory later, but scepticism exists over forcing any sort of participation

Topic |   Hong Kong youth
Two student volunteers from The Education University of Hong Kong, Rose Tsui (left) and Katherine Ho, help clean the home of an elderly lady in Kai Yip Estate in Kowloon Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Two student volunteers from The Education University of Hong Kong, Rose Tsui (left) and Katherine Ho, help clean the home of an elderly lady in Kai Yip Estate in Kowloon Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Two student volunteers from The Education University of Hong Kong, Rose Tsui (left) and Katherine Ho, help clean the home of an elderly lady in Kai Yip Estate in Kowloon Bay. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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