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Policy Brief

This policy brief posits that as overseas employment brings economic benefits to the Filipino family and the country, it also causes certain social strains. Economic benefits come with a steep price – the separation of family members, which in many instances lead to estrangement among family members, or worse, to family disintegration.  

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Title: Migration “Orphans”: On the Social Cost of Migration on Children Left Behind – Vol. 1 No. 1
: Workers Welfare Research Division