Enhancing Migrant Shelters through Participatory Action Research: The Case of ‘Bahay Kalinga’ in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Shelters represent a crucial component in the Philippine labor migration governance regime. It acts not merely as places of accommodation for distressed OFWs, but more importantly as hubs for developmental interventions in preparation for their effective reintegration following experiences of employers’ abuse and maltreatment. As of 2018, There are 20 Migrant Workers and Other Overseas continue reading

A REVIEW OF BILATERAL LABOR AGREEMENTS CONCLUDED BY THE PHILIPPINES WITH COUNTRIES OF DESTINATION: TOWARD A FRAMEWORK FOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION

The past two decades saw the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of the Philippines actively engaging with several countries of destination on issues relating to the promotion and protection of migrant labor. This is evidenced by the resurgence of use of bilateral labor agreements (BLAs) to regulate existing flows and to open new labor continue reading

IS WIVES’ OVERSEAS MIGRATION A DETERRENT TO THE LABOR SUPPLY BEHAVIOR OF NON-MIGRANT SPOUSE LEFT-BEHIND? EVIDENCE FROM THE PHILIPPINES TEMPORARY MIGRATION

A key feature of the Philippine overseas migration is the increasing female migrants working outside their home. It is of interest that migrant women highly dominate overseas employment for the last decade who had to leave their homes and endure long years of family separation. The aim of this research was to determine how the continue reading

A Research on Return and Reintegration : Case Study of OFWS in Taiwan

Current government policy guidelines have not fully elaborated the difference between “Return” and “Reintegration”. These stages of migration remain to be treated as one and the same. However, return and reintegration are two different concepts. Return may only refer to the physical return of a migrant to their country of origin while reintegration is a continue reading