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