23 Oct '11, 9pm

Hong Kong mothers march against mainland babies

Hong Kong mothers march against mainland babies

HONG KONG: More than 1000 protesters, including pregnant women, marched in Hong Kong on Sunday opposing the growing number of mainland Chinese women coming to the city to give birth, organisers said. Women from mainland China are keen to have babies in Hong Kong - a city that has had semi-autonomous status within China since it ceased to be a British colony in 1997 - because it entitles their child to rights of abode and education. Local expectant mothers, some with children in tow, marched to government headquarters in the southern Chinese city, carrying banners that read: "For Hong Kong's sake, fight for local women's right to give birth here." "Local mothers are being forced to give birth in the corridors of hospitals because mainland mothers are over-crowding our hospitals," Annie Yam, a mother of two who took part in the march, told AFP. "I was the only local mother i...

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