A Policy for a Divided Society: How the No-Work Policy affects the livelihood of Refugees

Refugees are left to survive on their own without any how they manage within these boundaries of meager welfare assistance. They scavenge and beg to survive which puts them in a very difficult situation because it pushes the refugee community to the extreme margins of poverty.

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Bridge the welfare gap

As told to Cynthia Chung *Interviewee’s name has been changed as requested* Can you please tell me about your position in Refugee Union? My name is Alex*, I volunteer my time running the Refugee Union in HK. I’m the secretary, I handle all communications and administration. This involves the usual day-to-day work in an office,…