Hong Kong’s migrant domestic helpers last year contributed an estimated US$12.6 billion to the city’s economy, representing 3.6 per cent of the city’s GDP. Photo: Sun Yeung

Don’t forget us: Hong Kong’s hard-hit domestic helpers urge city to recognise their role in battling coronavirus crisis

  • Some have lost their jobs because of employer relocation, while others continue to serve households under quarantine and immobile elderly
  • A recent online survey of 1,127 domestic helpers found more than half claimed they worked more in the past month than at any other time
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong’s migrant domestic helpers last year contributed an estimated US$12.6 billion to the city’s economy, representing 3.6 per cent of the city’s GDP. Photo: Sun Yeung
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