Lia, who went to work as a domestic helper in Macau when she was 14. Photo: Handout
Lia, who went to work as a domestic helper in Macau when she was 14. Photo: Handout

The Indonesian child maids of Hong Kong, Singapore: why they’re suffering in silence

A lack of legal protection for underage domestic workers leaves them too frightened to speak out about abuse, even as the agencies that forged their passports go largely unpunished

Lia, who went to work as a domestic helper in Macau when she was 14. Photo: Handout
Lia, who went to work as a domestic helper in Macau when she was 14. Photo: Handout
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