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Cleaning up: Domestic workers take Hong Kong cricket by storm

By Talek Harris After a long week cooking and cleaning in the cramped households of Hong Kong, a group of Filipino domestic helpers are using their Sunday off for an unlikely hobby: cricket. And they’re proving rather good at it. Despite no background in the game, scant coaching and very little time, the SCC Divas […]

Hong Kong’s refusal to scrap the domestic worker ‘live-in rule’ perpetuates racism and sexism

On Sept 21, Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal ruled against Filipino domestic worker Nancy Almorin Lubiano, who sought to overturn the rule that forces the women workers to live in the same home as their employer. While domestic workers and labour rights activists have repeatedly contended that this rule puts migrant women at risk of […]

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