The Immigration Department has released information about 3 siblings aged between 17 andÂ 19 who have been living in Hong Kong undocumented and without ever attending school or accessing a public hospital. These are the most delayed birth registrations ever in Hong Kong.Â Every year, PathFinders manages several cases of older children living without a birth certificate. Continue reading
Daisy approached PathFinders whilst pregnant and still employed as a domestic worker. Continue reading
PathFinders participated at the International Organization for Migration seminar day on Identification and protection to Victims of Human Trafficking in Hong Kong. We discussed ideas for enhancing protection measures, victim identification, support and challenges with direct assistance. Continue reading
PathFinders’ CEO, Kay McArdle, speaks to RTHK é¦™æ¸¯é›»å° ‘s Annemarie Evans following the sentencing of a Filipino mother, Herminia Garcia, to one year in prison for overstaying her employment visa. Continue reading
Happy faces at the first of Support!HK‘s free English classes for mothers and children! The session was held at Chinese International Schoolâ€‹ Â and the programme will run for the whole school year. English skills are essential to enhance opportunities to work and in day-to-day life in Hong Kong.
The Immigration Department has released information about 3 siblings aged between 17 to 19 who have been living in Hong Kong undocumented and without ever attending school or accessing a public hospital. These are the most delayed birth registrations ever in Hong Kong. The mother is a former foreign domestic worker, the father is a Hong Kong resident.
PathFinders urges migrant domestic workers who are pregnant or who have given birth to children who have not been registered to please seek help, no matter how difficult or embarrassing it may be, and no matter how old your children are. PathFinders’ case workers will do their best to help you. Please call PathFindersâ€™ hotline: 5190 4886 to speak to a case manager who will, in a non-judgmental manner, help guide and counsel you. You are not alone. PathFinders has assisted hundreds of women, babies and children in this situation.
Departemen Imigrasi mengeluarkan informasi terkait dengan tiga saudara kandung yang berumur 17 sampai 19 dan menetap di Hong Kong tanpa dokumen, tidak pernah bersekolah atau pergi ke rumah sakit umum. Ini merupakan penundaan pendaftaran kelahiran yang paling lama dalam sejarah Hong Kong. Ibu kandungnya adalah mantan penata laksana, bapaknya adalah penduduk tetap Hong Kong.
PathFinders sangat menganjurkan agar penata laksana rumah tangga asing yang hamil atau sudah melahirkan anak dan belum pernah mendaftarkan anaknya untuk segera mencari bantuan walaupun keadaannya sulit atau memalukan, dan berapapun umur anaknya. Staf PathFinders akan berusaha sebaik mungkin untuk membantu Anda. Harap hubungi hotline PathFinders: 5190 4886 untuk berbicara dengan staf kami yang akan membimbing dan menasihati Anda dengan cara yang tidak menghakimi. Anda tidak sendirian. PathFinders sudah menolong ratusan wanita, bayi dan anak dalam keadaan seperti ini.
SCMP Report: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/1858874/immigration-department-slams-parents-three-hong-kong
Immigration Department’s press release: http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/press/press-releases/20150916.html
RTHK’s Vicky Kung spoke to local NGOs and lawyers about cases of “undocumented” children and young people and why their parents choose to live with their families under the radar. Continue reading
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Over 120 people including mums, babies and the enthusiastic volunteers from Goldman Sachs Community Team Works joined us for an unforgettable day of music, games, laughter, splashing and spicy Indonesian food from our wonderful cooks.
We were treated to a dry day despite the threatening clouds and enjoyed a whole host of games including ball game, sponge racing, blindfold challenge plus the ultimate classics: sack race and egg & spoon!
A sincere and heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us for creating such a fun atmosphere and long-lasting memories. We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did!
Please check out the pictures here.