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Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW)


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This Webliography on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) covers selected articles, researches, papers and sites of government offices and other organizations pertaining to overseas Filipino Workers.


Internet Sites

Department of Labor and Employment 
[Retrieved December 13, 2006]

Provides advisory, news and full text of laws on overseas employment and information on recruitment agencies.

Enhancing the efficiency of overseas Filipino workers remittances.
[Retrieved December 13, 2006]

"The study's objectives were to review the flows of remittances, and identify constraints in the policy, regulatory, and institutional framework that hinder these flows."

Economic Resource Center for Overseas Filipino (ERCOF) Philippines, Inc. 
[Retrieved January 11, 2007:]

"Provides programs and services that will enable overseas Filipinos to utilize and maximize their resources, skills, technologies, talents, human capital and other resources for more productive use in the migrants' communities in the Philippines and overseas. Contains links to projects, papers, news, etc."

Filipino Migration to Europe: Country Profiles.
[Retrieved January 8, 2007]

"This set of profiles is based on a combination of official government data, data from non-governmental organizations and international agencies working with Filipino migrants, and extrapolations from estimates compiled by Filipino migrant organizations."

[Retrieved January 11, 2007]

"A one stop information site for overseas Filipino workers containing information, news, articles and directory of overseas Filipino workers."

ofw journalism consortium.
[Retrieved January 11, 2007]

"Site of the OFW Journalism Consortium, a nonprofit coalition of advocates of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and journalists that distributes news on international labor migration."
[Retrieved December 13, 2006]

"Contains news, articles and forums about overseas Filipino workers."

Overseas Filipino Workers, Labor Circulation in Southeast Asia, and the (Mis)management of Overseas Migration Programs.
[Retrieved December 21, 2006]

Highlights the growth of women's participation in the ongoing Filipino labor diaspora and underscores the government's active promotion of overseas labor migration.

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).
[Retrieved December 21, 2006]

"The lead government agency tasked to protect and promote the welfare and well-being of Overseas Filipino Workers(OFWs) and their dependents."

Out of five overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is in Saudi Arabia. 
[Retrieved December 13, 2006]

"A summary of the results from the 2005 survey on overseas Filipinos by the Income and Employment Statistics Division, Household Statistics Department, National Statistics Office, Manila, Philippines."

A salute to the OFW (Overseas Filipino Workers).
[Retrieved December 13, 2006]

An article that says overseas Filipino workers are called the country's "modern-day heroes." They are the estimated 8.4 million overseas Filipino workers and the migrant in 194 countries and territories all over the world.

Philippine Overseas Migration Amidst the Asian Crisis.
[Retrieved January 8, 2007]

"Paper prepared by KAKAMPI (Association of Filipino Migrant Families and Returnees) for the Southeast Asian Regional Conference on Migrant Workers and the Asian Economic Crises: Towards a Trade Union Position November 5-6, 1998; Bangkok Thailand."

[Retrieved January 8, 2007]

"Results from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, NSO by Carmelita N. Ericta et. al. Presents the socio-demographic, household, and housing characteristics of the overseas workers."

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