Women of the Bethune House

Bethune house is a shelter house that helps migrant women workers who have cases.  Bethune supports by providing shelter, food, and legal counselling.

There are two Bethune shelter houses in Hong Kong.  one is in Sheung Wan and the other is in Jordan.  These shelter houses are secret places to protect the women from employers who physically seek them out to intimidate them so they drop their cases against them.


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The women helps maintain the shelter.  They have cooking and cleaning schedules.

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The two shelter houses are small but  are maximised to accommodate at least 24 women for each shelter.  This means sharing a bed and sometimes sleeping on the floor


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