Martes, Pebrero 28, 2012
- The Philippines is one of the leading sources of migrant workers worldwide.
- Labor migration practice since the 1970s was originally a stop gap policy.
- Today, this practice implies that there is an entire generation of young people born into the culture of migration.
- Willingness to take any risk has been ingrained in the Filipino psyche, especially the young people, who are also the most vulnerable.
•One of the most profitable illegal industries in the world, next to drugs & guns: global profits estimated at $32B –UNODC
•1.2 million children are being trafficked annually on a world-wide scale –ILO & UNICEF
•300,000 to 400,000 Filipino women & 60,000 to 100,000 Filipino children are being trafficked annually –US DOS Human Rights Report 2006
•161 countries affected by trafficking, with roughly 4 to 27 million victims worldwide –US DOS TIP Report 2007 & UNODC 2006
•The most common form of human trafficking (79%) is sexual exploitation; second is forced labour –UNODC 2009
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•The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons
•By means of threat, use of force, or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or of position, taking advantage of the vulnerability of the person, or the giving or receiving of payments to achieve the consent of a person
•For the purpose of exploitation: includes prostitution & other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor, slavery, servitude or the removal or sale of organs
Lunes, Pebrero 27, 2012
VF-TFLF Stop Trafficking and Exploitation of People through Unlimited Potentials: Billboard: This Billboard is now ready to stand at the Seaport, Airport and Junction road of Bongao. Watch out..