Ina, Nanay, Mama, moeder, at iba pa…
Written by: Lana Kristine Flores-Jelenjev
World migrant stock: The 2005 Revision Population Database released by the United Nations highlighted that in 2005 Asian migrants constituted 44.7% of total migration. The Philippines situation is even more pronounced when in 1992 it was reported that women migrant workers represented 49.8% of new overseas Filipino workers. In 2005, 65% percent of those who left the country to work or live abroad were women. Women’s decisions to migrate depend on many factors: labor market conditions, social-economic status, family migration and also marriage.
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