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PHILIPPINES: GOOD PRACTICES FOR THE PROTECTION OF FILIPINO WOMEN MIGRANT WORKERS IN VULNERABLE JOBS

Date

2002-08-01

Authors

Maria Angela “Mayan” C. Villalba

Abstract

This article is about overview of socio-economic context of overseas migration, general trends in migration, concerns and needs of women migrant workers. It analyzes the legislative framework relating to migration protection. It also examines the government migration policies and programmes. Finally, the paper also discusses about private and government initiatives protecting the welfare of migrant workers and their families.

Number of pages

1-57

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Keywords

Philippines, Effective initiatives in Protecting women migrant workers

Economic sectors

Occupations in services - Domestic work, Home child care providers, and Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations

Content types

Policy analysis and Support initiatives

Target groups

Policymakers, Researchers, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Geographical focuses

Philippines

Spheres of activity

Gender and sexuality studies, Law, and Social work

Languages

English