Domestic workers rally in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Migrant domestic workers prop up Hong Kong’s economy, so why are they excluded?

  • Research reveals that migrant domestic workers contributed an estimated US$12.6 billion to Hong Kong’s economy last year
  • Yet foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong are more financially excluded and more in debt than those in Singapore and Malaysia
Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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Domestic workers rally in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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Foreign domestic worker Baby Jane Allas, who has cervical cancer. Photo: Handout

Filipino domestic worker in Hong Kong fired after employer found out she has cervical cancer

  • The Philippine national stands to lose access to free medical care
  • Supporters have launched an online fundraising drive to help her
Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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Foreign domestic worker Baby Jane Allas, who has cervical cancer. Photo: Handout
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