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About Bobo Lai-wan Po

Bobo Lai-wan Po is the founding member of Hong Kong Domestic Workers General Union (HKDWGU) and Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Worker Unions (FADWU). She was the chairperson in 2003-2007, 2009-2012 and vice-chairperson in 2012-2017, and chairperson for FADWU in 2010-2012. She was a local live-in domestic worker for four years when she was 18 years old. From 1985 to 2008 she worked as a part-time domestic worker for multiple employers. She then she lost her working ability as a domestic worker because of occupational illness. She now runs a vegetable store.

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