Foreign domestic workers in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam Foreign domestic workers in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Foreign domestic workers in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam

How coronavirus pushes Hong Kong domestic workers into debt traps

  • Job uncertainties and pressure to support families under lockdowns in their home countries mean many helpers are struggling with debt and threats
  • Experts are calling for greater monitoring and regulation of the lending industry amid instances of predatory practices

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
Foreign domestic workers in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam Foreign domestic workers in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Foreign domestic workers in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
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