The two sisters, Kaye and Dawn, celebrate after receiving their birth certificates in late October. Photo: Handout The two sisters, Kaye and Dawn, celebrate after receiving their birth certificates in late October. Photo: Handout
The two sisters, Kaye and Dawn, celebrate after receiving their birth certificates in late October. Photo: Handout

Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong-born Filipino sisters who ‘didn’t exist’ for 30 years

  • Dawn and Kaye got by for three decades without attending school, seeing a doctor or holding an identity card or passport
  • Their mother is a former domestic worker from the Philippines, who overstayed her visa. Now they want to help others in similar situations

Topic |   Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong
The two sisters, Kaye and Dawn, celebrate after receiving their birth certificates in late October. Photo: Handout The two sisters, Kaye and Dawn, celebrate after receiving their birth certificates in late October. Photo: Handout
The two sisters, Kaye and Dawn, celebrate after receiving their birth certificates in late October. Photo: Handout
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