Hong Kong’s rising number of homeless women struggle on the streets, sleeping rough, trying to make ends meet

May* had finally relaxed enough to fall asleep in a park in Mong Kok, when she jolted awake to discover a man had crept up to lie beside her.“I was very scared. Why sleep next to me when there is so much space?” she recalls.It was not the only unwanted encounter she experienced in the park where she has slept since April.On at least three occasions, she says, she screamed when men exposed themselves in front of her.Jobless and 49, she says she told a social worker, who encouraged her to report…