The Philippines garnered top spot in the 2014 edition of the Global Slavery Index, ranking it among countries “making comparatively strong efforts with limited resources” in the campaign against human trafficking.
The second edition of the index ranked the country number one in Asia, number three in Asia-Pacific and number 29 globally, out of 167 countries, in terms of government’s efforts and programs, especially on the response of the criminal justice system against human trafficking.
OFW Watch, a mobile app developed by former domestic worker Myrna Padilla to protect overseas Filipinos from human trafficking, now has more than 100,000 members
|TECH SAVVY. Former OFW Myrna Padilla has developed a mobile app to help protect OFWs from human trafficking. Photo by IACAT|