Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong

Savannah / Maite / Emma

Mentor

Ginny Hand

Problem

The problem is in HK is that people treat there helpers badly.
They also smack or sex abuse them.

Question / Concept

Who is causing the problem?
What can we do?
Where does it happen?
When does this happen?
Why do people treat there helpers badly?
How can we help?

Inquiry Intos

Domestic helpers in Hong Kong are sometimes mistreated by their employers by either not paying them the right amount of money or not giving them time for their own.

The reason why they come to Hong Kong is because they either donĂ­t have enough money to take care of their family , they have to come to Hong Kong to get money to pay their mortgage.
They sometimes want to come here and have a better life than in the Philippines.

Research

Who) The employer when they think that they can get away with mistreating thnere domestic helpers.
What)
Where)
When)
Why)
How)

Action Ideas

Teach the students in Hong Kong Academy how to respect and help there helpers.

Concepts


Form (What is it like?)

How does it feel to be a domestic helper in Hong Kong?

Function (How does it work?)

How do people get away with mistreating their helpers?

Causation (Why is it like it is?)

Why do helpers get treated the way they do?

Connection (How is it connected to other things?)

How are domestic helpers related to poverty?

Change (How is it changing?)

How are we Helping domestic helpers?

Perspective (What are the points of view?)

How have we made a change?

Responsibility (What is our responsibility?)

How can we help?

Reflection (How do we know?)

How do we know that we have made a difference?

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