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HKFP Lens: ‘Equal work, equal pay’ – Hong Kong migrant workers rally ahead of Int’l Women’s Day

Migrant worker groups rallied in Causeway Bay on Sunday ahead of International Women’s Day.
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The protesters, mostly domestic workers, demanded an end to the “live in” rule which forces them to live with employers, as well as a rise in their minimum wage to HK$5,000.
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Some held banners opposed to US President Donald Trump. One group, Socialist Action, accused him of having a “sexist, racist and Islamophobic agenda.”
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Protesters will gather at Chater Garden, Central at 7pm on Wednesday for an International Women’s Day anti-Trump rally. Demonstrators will march to the nearby US consulate.
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HKFP Lens: 'Equal work, equal pay' - Hong Kong migrant workers rally ahead of Int'l Women's Day