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Filipino women as labor exports increasing

As Migrante summed it up, the widespread consequences of Duterte’s labor export policies and contractualization laws have generated more Mary Janes: women obliged to work abroad only to be baselessly accused of crimes punishable by death; or maybe, more Nanay Celia’s who have lost faith in a government tolerating such injustices.

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Celia and Cesar Veloso are admirable parents who wouldn’t give up the fight to bring their daughter, condemned overseas Filipino worker Mary Jane, back to the Philippines – alive, safe and free — against seemingly insurmountable odds. They were up against an international drug syndicate, recruiting poor and desperate…