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How to give back in Hong Kong during Covid-19

The pandemic has exposed an ever-widening gap between rich and poor in countries across the world -- Hong Kong included. But a number of local charities have been lending a hand to support the ...

12 Nov, 2020

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Chance Encounters: Bright hearts in the dark era of Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic, human connection is more important than ever. Hong Kong Shifts recounts meaningful encounters with strangers across the city.

22 Oct, 2020

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Hong Kong mothers speak out about the realities of ‘working from home’ during Covid-19

As many Hong Kong parents work remotely due to Covid-19, women now find themselves pulling double duty.

16 Oct, 2020

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Unchecked trafficking takes a human toll in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, up to 9,000 migrant workers could be victims of human trafficking. We speak with the Justice Centre’s Rachel Li to find out why.

8 Oct, 2020

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Why mental wellbeing is essential for vulnerable populations during Covid-19

As the pandemic continues, Soul Conscious Community brings meditation and stress management to Hong Kong’s homeless and disabled communities.

25 Sep, 2020

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Being Black in Hong Kong

Nigerian writer and creative Christopher Onoja explains what it’s like to be Black in Hong Kong.

17 Sep, 2020

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Hong Kong politician Jeffrey Andrews says city must improve its treatment of ethnic minorities

This summer, Jeffrey Andrews became the first ethnic minority to run for the local council in Hong Kong. His dream? To bring real change for ethnic minorities, who face discrimination and segregation ...

3 Sep, 2020

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Stranded in Hong Kong: The plight of domestic workers during COVID-19

Up to 200,000 domestic workers have lost their jobs and are now stranded in Hong Kong during the pandemic, exposing harsh realities of being a migrant worker in the city

2 Sep, 2020

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Jobs, sports and community: Macao disability advocate unpacks how to support people with intellectual disabilities

Ada Lo, a member of the Macao government’s Rehabilitation Affairs Committee and longtime advocate for people with disabilities shares her thoughts on how vocational training programmes, athletics ...

23 Jul, 2020

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#KuToo: Japanese women are saying no to high heels – here’s why

Yumi Ishikawa, founder of Japan’s KuToo movement, is working to ban compulsory high heels and slut-shaming

25 May, 2020

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