COMMUNITY

ENGAGEMENT

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The 'Training for Trainers' session was a collaborative effort between the Indonesian Migrant Workers Union (IMWU) and the Indonesian Consulate to train Indonesian migrant workers on how to use a health device to assess their health during the COVID pandemic.

TRAINING FOR TRAINERS - FOR INDONESIAN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN COLLABORATION WITH INDONESIAN MIGRANT WORKERS UNION (IMWU) AND INDONESIAN CONSULATE

21 MARCH 2021

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Indonesian domestic worker-led organizations organized  a dialogue with Indonesian legislative candidates to strengthen migrant workers' political participation and raise issues including migrant workers' contribution to national economies.

INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE BETWEEN INDONESIAN MIGRANT LEADERS AND LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES FOR 2019 INDONESIAN ELECTION

24 FEBRAURY 2019

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Selected videos by Muslim participants were included in this exhibition at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong from March 25 - May 3, 2018.

ART EXHIBITION: 

UNVEILING THE VEIL: MUSLIM WOMEN

IN HONG KONG

25 MARCH - 3 MAY 2018

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HK01 DIY COMMUNITY WORKSHOP 

Elpie was invited by the HK01 to their community market at the Kwun Tong Promenade to display her creations and hold a workshop where she taught attendees how to make a DIY necklace with craft strings.                                   

29 MARCH 2018

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Presenters included the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body (AMCB), the Asia-Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) and the International Migrants Alliance (IMA). Hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Criminology, HKU.

17 DECEMBER 2017

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FILM SCREENING: ERWIANA: JUSTICE FOR ALL  

Domestic worker rights activist Erwiana Sulistyaningsih and documentary filmmaker Gabriel McKail were special guests at a screening of the documentary Erwiana: Justice For All for domestic workers in Hong Kong.

10 DECEMBER 2017

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FORUM: OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS' RESPONSE TO EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS, THE "WAR ON DRUGS" AND TAX REFORM

Filipino migrant workers in Hong Kong and Macau assembled to discuss drug-related killings that have victimized family members of Overseas Filipino Workers, and the proposed tax reform and its effects on prices of commodities. Organized by BAYAN Hong Kong & Macau, and co-hosted by the Centre for Criminology and the Department of Sociology.

10 SEPTEMBER 2017

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A public screening of participants' videos and Q&A with directors was held on 6 August 2017 at Para Site in Quarry Bay.

PARTICIPATORY VIDEO SCREENING AT 

PARA SITE

6 AUGUST 2017

26 MARCH 2017

The screening was co-hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Women's Studies Research Centre, University of Hong, and included a special performance by Erik Santos. The documentary was directed by Baby Ruth Villarama, and follows domestic workers competing in Sunday beauty pageants in Hong Kong.

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FILIPINO MIGRANTS' AGENDA FOR CHANGE: A DIALOGUE WITH THE PHILIPPINES SECRATARY OF LABOR

25 SEPTEMBER 2016

The United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-MIGRANTE-HK) and other organizations raised issues and concerns in a meeting with Philippine Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to develop meaningful solutions and changes in labor policies to protect Overseas Filipino Workers. Organized by UNIFIL-MIGRANTE-HK, co-organized by the Centre of Criminology and the Department of Sociology, HKU.

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KNOW THE LAW, AVOID BEING PROSECUTED -

LEGAL SOCIALISATION FOR INDONESIAN MIGRANT WORKERS IN HONG KONG

7 AUGUST 2016

Approximately 300 Indonesian domestic workers met with the Indonesian Consulate General at a forum co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Criminology to discuss the criminalization of identification documents and strategize steps to assist domestic worker victims of identity falsification.

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25 JANUARY 2021

During COVID-19 in Hong Kong, migrant domestic workers have faced increased workloads, less rest and reduced access to emergency and legal assistance; yet these issues have rarely been covered in the press. Migrant domestic worker organisers will hold a media briefing for journalists to promote responsible reporting on domestic work issues, discuss the structural factors shaping labour migration and bust harmful myths that distort the realities migrant domestic workers face in Hong Kong.