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Over 30 million people enslaved worldwide today

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Based on a report by the International Labor Organization (ILO), there are 29.8 million or more people working as modern-day slaves today. Statistics revealed that three out of every 1,000 persons worldwide are in forced labor at any given time. Despite the awareness on the issue, it is still rampant because of one reason – it is lucrative. Modern-day slavery is a $150-billion-per-year ... Read More »

Families of OFWs donate money to beheaded OFW’s family; other families on Saudi’s death row seek help

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  Over five hundred families of overseas Filipino workers gathered for a Christmas party organized by the Blas F. Ople Policy Center gave what little they have in their pockets to raise money for the bereaved family of Carlito Lana, the migrant worker who was recently beheaded for the crime of murder in Saudi Arabia. The sum of Php15,000 was ... Read More »