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BackgroundThe project is implemented in partnership with Arbeiterwohlfahrt International, e.V. (AWO International) Regional Office-Southeast Asia, and was launched on September 1, 2021. It aims to strengthen detection mechanisms to screen overseas Filipino workers, who are leaving through illegal and unsafe situations in various levels by revising protocols for detection, increase access to ethical recruitment channels, […]

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Project Officer The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute, in partnership with the Partnership for Development Assistance in the Philippines and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is implementing a project entitled “Building OFW Networks for Empowerment”, which aims to establish, strengthen, and mobilize local partnerships in the project areas (Batangas, […]

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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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Ople Center urges DoLE to match OFWs affected by the Kuwait deployment ban with existing local jobs

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February 12, 2018 The Blas F. Ople Policy Center, a non-government organization that assists distressed overseas Filipino workers, stressed the need for the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) to work closely with the private sector in offering jobs to repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “There has to be a focused and relentless effort on […]

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NGO warns DOH-accredited clinics and recruitment agencies against online medical registration scam victimizing OFWs

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News Release January 2, 2018 A non-government organization that specializes in labor migration warned medical clinics and recruitment agencies catering to OFWs not to fall for a dubious scheme hatched allegedly by the GCC Ministry of Health, which imposes a $10-fee online registration fee for every Middle East-bound OFW applicant. “This online registration scheme appears […]