Wang Sim-nui, 70, takes a break during work. She suffers from a long-term knee problem and has been working as a street cleaner for three years. Photo: Nora Tam

It’s a dirty job, but don’t treat them like trash: Hong Kong’s cleaners are an aged, overlooked group

Call to address stigma with low-paying, unglamorous vocation involving mostly workers between 60 and 80 years of age, and a government tender system for agencies that some see as exploitative

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Wang Sim-nui, 70, takes a break during work. She suffers from a long-term knee problem and has been working as a street cleaner for three years. Photo: Nora Tam
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