The number of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong is predicted to surge to 600,000 in 2047. Photo: Pathfinders The number of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong is predicted to surge to 600,000 in 2047. Photo: Pathfinders
The number of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong is predicted to surge to 600,000 in 2047. Photo: Pathfinders

Fighting for the right to stay: for children born in Hong Kong to domestic workers, it’s an uphill battle to get permanent residency

Courts do not agree that maids and their children should get to remain in city for good. But some NGOs and human rights activists say these rulings fail to protect society’s most vulnerable members

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
The number of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong is predicted to surge to 600,000 in 2047. Photo: Pathfinders The number of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong is predicted to surge to 600,000 in 2047. Photo: Pathfinders
The number of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong is predicted to surge to 600,000 in 2047. Photo: Pathfinders
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