This publication surveys social protection mechanisms available for Overseas Filipino Workers in top 10 destination countries. It also recommends reforms.
Jun 13, 2012
This report presents the findings of the research survey conducted by the Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) from March-June 2011, on the Effectiveness of the Household Service Workers (HSW) Policy Reform Package or HSW Policy in short, based on surveys conducted with 281 Filipino domestic workers deployed after the implemention of the HSW policy in 2007. A focus group discussion (FGD) was also conducted with some officers of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). The study specifically looked into the profile of the migrant domestic workers (MDWs), their conditions, and their level of awareness of the HSW Policy.
Dec 01, 2010
The report is CMA’s initial project to better understand and closely examine processes, approaches and contents of BLAs and SSAs and their potential as effective mechanisms to enhance protection of the rights of Filipino migrant workers. We would like to share the report’s observations, analyses and recommendations to our government negotiators and policy makers, the OFWs and fellow advocates in the hopes that we can all be active stakeholders in initiating, developing, and negotiating human rights-based, gender-sensitive BLAs and SSAs.