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NGO seeks tougher penalties for illegal recruiters, human traffickers deploying OFWs to war-torn countries

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January 7, 2020 The Blas F. Ople Policy Center, a non-profit organization that helps distressed overseas Filipino workers, called for tougher penalties against illegal recruiters that deploy victims to countries or territories deemed unsafe by the Philippine government. “Illegal recruiters and human traffickers that recruit and deploy Filipino workers to war-torn countries such as Libya, […]

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Enumerators Conduct of Baseline Survey for OFWs SUMMARY The Anti-Slavery Project for Overseas Filipino Domestic Workers requires the establishment of baseline information on 1) response time by government, and 2) satisfaction level of OFWs with the service provided by the Task Force and other agencies. The Baseline Interview will interview trafficked OFWs who were assisted […]

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Urgent Hiring: Layout and Graphic Artist

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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 Layout and Graphic Artist to design […]

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Urgent Hiring: Consultant for a Research Project on Labor Trafficking of Overseas Filipino Workers

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The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute is in urgent need of a Consultant for a Research Project on Labor Trafficking of Overseas Filipino Workers. Please see attached Terms. Interested applicants should submit a Letter of Application and their Resume to the Executive Director through email ([email protected] and [email protected]). Deadline of submission is […]

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OFW advocates, recruitment industry seek Senate, House to probe new monopoly on medical tests for Kuwait-bound OFWs

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August 15, 2016 Labor advocate Susan Ople urged the labor committees of the Senate and House of Representatives to look into a new medical certification scheme for Kuwait-bound OFWs that charges nearly triple the costs of prevailing medical tests and limits the number of eligible clinics to only seven Metro Manila-based medical centers. The head […]