Full-time Mothers


「我覺得對於我嚟講 ,我係需要一啲認同,一啲成功感,同埋經濟獨立都係我好需要的。」 – Sammi Chung, full-time mother

According to a 2016 survey by the Census and Statistics Department, just over half of working age women in Hong Kong, not counting foreign domestic helpers, are part of the labour force. The percentage for men is a little over 68%.

In that census, around 647,000 people described themselves as housewives or home-makers. 628,000 of them were female. In the eyes of some, home-makers are basically “unpaid family caregivers”. They also lack social or retirement protections.

Archive link at RTHK (2018-05-26):

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