According to a recent study, 56 per cent of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong were charged illegal fees by recruitment agencies. Photo: Bloomberg

UN migration agency, Hong Kong firm launch blockchain tool to prevent exploitation of domestic workers

  • The tool is designed to promote the ethical recruitment of migrant workers around the globe, and allow agencies to assess their hiring practices
  • The UN has identified 84 human trafficking victims – most of them female domestic workers – in Hong Kong over the past two years
Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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According to a recent study, 56 per cent of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong were charged illegal fees by recruitment agencies. Photo: Bloomberg
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Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho is Asia Correspondent for the Post. She joined the newspaper in 2014. Most of her investigative and in-depth stories have been focused on human rights, cross-border security, illicit trade and corruption. She was previously the chief reporter at a Portuguese daily newspaper in Macau, where she moved to from Europe in 2008.