Ethel Tungohan, Assistant Professor of Political Science and YCAR Associate, presented her findings on the Caregiver Program to a parliamentary committee on 16 May, 2016. In her report and testimony, she made critical interventions on the ability of the current program to address cases of abuse and avail workers of pathways to permanent residency. Both her testimony and report were featured in last week’s Philippine Reporter.
Read the report at http://philippinereporter.com/2016/05/27/changes-to-the-temporary-foreign-worker-program-and-caregiver-program/
Read the transcript of Dr. Tungohan’s testimony at http://philippinereporter.com/2016/05/27/policy-changes-make-workers-vulnerable/