Hundreds of domestic workers with Hong Kong locals and expatriate supporters joined the One Billion Rising dance organized by MIGRANTE International and GABRIELA Hong Kong at the Chater Road in Central, Hong Kong. This event was held in solidarity with the One Billion Rising global strike campaign lead by Eve Ensler to put an end to violence against women all over the world.
On the occasion of the International Working Women’s Day Filipino women migrant workers under the banner of GABRIELA Hong Kong held a protest march from Central to the Philippine Consulate General office in United Centre, Admiralty. They were later joined by other Asian migrants under the Asian Migrant Coordinating Body (AMCB) in a joint [...]
[The video shows Hong Kong legislators Lee Cheuk Yan and Emily Lau speaking about their understanding and support for the protection of migrant domestic workers rights and welfare as well as their mutual desire for the abolition of the conditions that perpetrates modern day slavery in Hong Kong.] Various migrant worker leaders from unions [...]