[Statement] Workers Rights are Migrants Rights -KANLUNGAN

Workers Rights are Migrants Rights Kanlungan’s response to the recent media debate by politicians’ about people who travel from China to work in the Philippines: Job creation is a state obligation. It is the primary duty of governments, including the Philippines, to provide employment for citizens. We strongly support local economic development as an alternative…

[Appeal] An Urgent Appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte

An Urgent Appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte Malacanang Palace, 1000 Jose P Laurel Sr, San Miguel, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines Your Excellency, The Philippines has recognized the importance of human rights when it voted in favor of adopting United Nations’ 1948 Resolution to promote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Filipino American human rights advocates…

[Statement] Statement of Overseas Filipinos living in Thailand on the Philippine situation -ANAK

STATEMENT OF OVERSEAS FILIPINOS LIVING IN THAILAND ON THE PHILIPPINE SITUATION 5 October 2017; Bangkok, Thailand As Filipinos based in Thailand, we are outraged and alarmed by the spiraling human rights crisis and political situation in the Philippines under the Duterte administration. With the worsening drug-related killings in the country because of Duterte’s war on…

[Video] Shackled — domestic workers in UK

Shackled —— domestic workers in UK Published on youtube Apr 17, 2015 The International Labour Organization estimates 138,000 domestic workers living in the United Kingdom, majority of whom are female. In April 2012, to ward off immigration. Domestic workers after April 2012 were only allowed to stay initially for six months. They were also forbidden…

[Event] Sep 6 Motorcycle Rights Organization Rides For The OFW’s

MRO Rides For The OFW’s This will be a symbolic ride for the already implemented open box policy by the BOC which is flagrantly defended by Malacañang. No government can bully our OFW brothers and sisters!!! Let’s ride!!! THIS IS AN OPEN INVITATION… Know more about the event @https://www.facebook.com/events/1607801969473260/ Human Rights Online Philippines does not…

[Statement] Call for Justice for All Domestic Workers! -Kanlungan

Call for Justice for All Domestic Workers! We celebrate International Domestic Workers day, recognising the significant contribution of domestic workers to the global economy and to everyone’s lives. We must unite on this workers day in international solidarity to demand human and labour rights and justice for all women and men who perform domestic work.…

[Press Release] Saudi Arabia: Protect Migrant Workers’ Rights -HRW

Saudi Arabia: Protect Migrant Workers’ Rights ‘Grace Period’ to Correct Employment and Residency Status Expires July 3 JULY 2, 2013 (Beirut) – Saudi Arabia should abolish its migrant worker sponsorship system and allow workers in abusive situations to easily change their jobs. Thousands of migrant workers will be at risk of detention and deportation on…

[Statement] Taking Action to End Violence against Women -MFA

Taking Action to End Violence against Women [This day,] International Women’s Day, is dedicated to Action to End Violence against Women, and Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) takes this occasion to highlight its continued stance in advocating social justice for migrant women, migrant workers and members of their families. Milestones gained to protect and promote…

[Statement] Kanlungan’s position on the proposed increase in Phil-Health premium – Kanlungan

KANLUNGAN’S POSITION ON THE PROPOSED INCREASE IN PHIL-HEALTH PREMIUM  Kanlungan is deeply concern that the interest groups like Insurance companies ,private hospitals will be the primary benefactor in this endeavor .If Phil-health is really sincere on its objective in increasing the protection for our Migrant Workers ,it should find other ways to subsidizes the OFW’s.…

‘Am I going to die today?’ – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

‘Am I going to die today?’ – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. Nation mourns for 1st Filipinos executed in China Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: Inquirer.net MANILA, Philippines—They were told they were to die only Wednesday morning. “I was the first one to see her,” Sally Villanueva’s younger sister Mylene Ordinario told radio dzBB from Xiamen,…