The vast majority of domestic workers in Southeast Asia and the Pacific are women. Photo: Handout
Nilim Baruah
Opinion

Opinion

Nilim Baruah

Ageing Hong Kong needs more help. Its helpers need more rights

  • The region’s greying population and growing number of working women mean the demand for domestic workers will only rise
  • But these workers are underprotected by labour laws and vulnerable to exploitation as well as violence. Asean must do more

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The vast majority of domestic workers in Southeast Asia and the Pacific are women. Photo: Handout
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