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THE OPLE CENTER AND PARTNERS ‘Saving a traffic victim not enough, She should be given a productive, new life’

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By Riza Ramirez-Flores, Social Worker One of the major components for the recovery of victim-survivors of severe exploitation and violence abroad is social and economic reintegration, which includes programs for psychosocial support and counseling, as well as life skills, livelihood training and employment in sustainable jobs. The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute […]

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All set for Europe, she landed in Kurdistan

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By Jennifer Rivera-Sespene GRACIA was 42 years old when she was promised a job in Europe as a household worker with a salary of US$400, equivalent to PhP 18,000, which was twice the amount of anyone with a similar job in the Philippines. She left her hometown in Bulacan on March 29, 2018. To her surprise, she ended […]

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We’re Hiring!

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The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute is building a team for an innovative project that seeks to curb trafficking and illegal recruitment of Overseas Filipino Workers. We need the following: Full-Time Finance Officer

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Urgent Hiring!

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The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute, in partnership with the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS) and the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), is currently implementing a Project aimed at reducing the prevalence of severe exploitation of Filipino domestic workers overseas. The Project requires a Social Media Specialist to help manage […]