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3Novices:Trapped in a cycle of unbreakable poverty, Hong Kong’s single mums just want to work

Li, a 52-year-old single mother from mainland China, was left to raise her two-month-old son alone when her Hong Kong husband died in 2004.
Since then she has been trapped in an unbreakable cycle of poverty, although she has been receiving social security benefits.
“I want to go to work, but I can’t,” she said.
How high living costs and a lack of childcare places has left many Hong Kong single mothers trapped on social security
Li, who asked to be identified only be her…
May 20, 2017 at 10:00AM http://ift.tt/2qH1WAB
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