A recent opinion piece highlights the importance of addressing the mental health needs of domestic workers in Hong Kong. While efforts have been made to improve mental health services in the city, the article argues that the unique challenges faced by domestic workers, such as isolation and limited social support, must not be overlooked.
The author emphasizes the need for increased awareness, cultural sensitivity, and access to mental health resources specifically tailored to meet the needs of this vulnerable population. The article also calls for grater recognition of domestic workers’ contributions and rights within the broader society.
There are over 300,000 migrant domestic workers who contribute to the comfort and wellness of many Hong Kong families but who are often left out of discussions on mental well-being