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Scope Note

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.

Commission on Filipinos Overseas
[Retrieved April 24, 2019]

"The Commission on Filipinos Overseas envisions a community of well-respected and proudly competitive Filipinos overseas who contribute significantly to the productivity and well-being of the countries where they reside or work while maintaining strong political, economic and cultural ties with the Philippines."

[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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