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Photo Essays

Through the Lens: Under the Sky

Through the Lens is a recurring photography and poetry series that champions creativity and collaboration. In this edition, we invited a Macao photographer and a Hong Kong-based poet to share their ...

1 Apr, 2020

Fiona Nott and Zofia Niesterowicz-Lawrence
Interviews

The Pitch: The Women’s Foundation CEO shares a few words of advice to Fair Employment Agency

Fiona Nott, CEO of The Women’s Foundation, offers advice on fundraising, creative marketing, and the importance of building relationships to Fair Employment Foundation's Zofia Niesterowicz-Lawrence.

1 Dec, 2019

Splash swimmer
Profiles

Making An Impact: Splash teaches domestic workers and children how to swim

Local charity Splash Foundation helps foreign domestic workers and underprivileged children gain confidence – in and out of the water.

1 Dec, 2019

Ng Fung-sheung, founder of the Hong Kong Society for Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Long Reads

Trial By Media: How some Chinese media have stoked racism

Some Chinese-language newspapers in Hong Kong have published biased reports about ethnic minorities for years. But the tides may be turning.

1 Dec, 2019

Windy Tanedo walking down the stairs of her boarding house in Macao
Long Reads

An Impossible Choice: Domestic workers in Macao must choose before justice or their jobs

Thousands of Southeast Asian women arrive in Macao every year in search of a better income. Instead, mounting debt and restrictive visa conditions leave many of them in vulnerable situations.

1 Aug, 2019

Broken Promises Cover
Long Reads

Broken Promises: Domestic workers confront abuse in Macao

Hong Kong lacks a comprehensive anti-trafficking law and migrant workers are paying the price.

1 Feb, 2019

Chain Reaction
Long Reads

Chain Reaction: Meet the entrepreneurs harnessing blockchain for human rights

Around the world, blockchain is powering new ways to combat human trafficking, improve the lives of refugees, and empower migrant workers.

1 Feb, 2019

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