Amla, a housemaid is struggling to eke out her living during the pandemic. “I used to make around Rs 15,000 by working in five to six homes.
Treated as carriers of infection and denied employment, domestic workers in state wage a desperate battle for survival
The MoU provides for the establishment of a joint committee for periodic review and assessment and to follow up the implementation of the MoU which will conduct annual meetings.
Most of Hong Kong’s approximately 370,000 domestic workers come from Indonesia and the Philippines, both severely impacted by the pandemic.