News Archives 2011

It’s Time for Decent Work For Domestic Workers!

Rights and dignity for domestic workers! Support the adoption of an ILO Convention for Domestic Workers in the 100th Session of the International Labour Conference this June 2011.
May 11, 2011 Singapore

Asian Migrants Demand Rights- statement for 4th Colombo Process

The 11 member States of the Colombo Process gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh in April 2011 amidst the conflicts unfolding in Libya and the Middle East that impact heavily on migrant workers in the region. Cognizant of the relevance of this gathering, Migrant Forum in Asia organized a parallel event and participated in the discussions of the Colombo Process to convey our concerns as articulated in the Statement.
May 11, 2011

OVERSEAS POST HOTLINES Middle East Crisis

DFA HOTLINE Nos. – 834-4488 / 834-4596 / 834-4580

……LIBYA
00-218-927-485-473
00-218-483-3966
00-218-925-195-079
00-218-728-527-012
00-218-918-244-208

Bahrain
00-973-367-464-79
00-973 172 509 90
Mar 11, 2011   Philippines

Report of Congress Mission to Saudi Arabia on the OFW Condition

The importance of Saudi to the Philippine economy can never be emphasized enough…70% of Filipinos in Saudi are professionals or skilled workers and 30% are low-skilled workers. However, the proportions are reversed when it comes to difficulties and problems…. The report concluded with 12 major recommendations including decertification of Saudi Arabia as a country fit to receive domestic workers…..
Mar 04, 2011   Saudi Arabia

OVERSEAS POST HOTLINES Middle East Crisis
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DFA HOTLINE Nos. – 834-4488 / 834-4596 / 834-4580

……LIBYA
00-218-927-485-473
00-218-483-3966
00-218-925-195-079
00-218-728-527-012
00-218-918-244-208

Bahrain
00-973-367-464-79
00-973 172 509 90

Mar 01, 2011     Philippines

POEA asks for contingency plans for OFWs in Libya

All employers and recruitment agencies deploying workers are directed to activate their contingency plans for their affected OFWs and submit updated reports to POEA. ADVISORY NO. 7 ADVISORY NO. 6
Mar 01, 2011

SOS SMS Celebrates 5th Year!

cma’s ofw sos sms hotline for distressed ofws is 5 years last feb 14! many thanks to our partners and networks especially to sos sms team in saudi arabia, without whom this project would not have worked!
Feb 01, 2011   Australia