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CFO PRESS RELEASE

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The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) through the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and the World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) recently entered into an Agreement to educate the younger generation about the pressing issue of human trafficking.

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Ms. Buena Bernal
Rappler
http://www.rappler.com/nation/92455-how-report-suspected-cases-human-trafficking

May 07, 2015


Some airport personnel also help illegal recruiters by providing them with their company IDs, allowing the departing victims to enter the airport's restricted areas

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MANILA, Philippines – When government prosecutors argued their case on the trafficking of a then 23-year-old Abbie*, among the witnesses presented was a ticketing clerk at the Zamboanga wharf where Abbie had boarded a vessel along with other female victims.

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On 29 April 2015, the COMMISSION ON FILIPINOS OVERSEAS (CFO), a government agency under the Office of the President and ARELLANO LAW FOUNDATION (ALF) through its Office of the Legal Aid (OLA), entered into an Agreement to help indigent individuals to have an access with legal service and not to be deprived in their course of justice.

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PRESS RELEASE

Around 130 men and women from Manila, Ilocos, Abra and Bicol stood in front of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) last Friday, March 27, 2015 with the hope of working abroad. They were recruited through Facebook and promised work as dairy farm assistants, farm workers, nurses and healthcare workers in countries such as New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Korea. The alleged illegal recruiter instructed the unknowing victims to pay a processing fee between P 130,000.00 - P215,000.00 through bank and personal transactions for the supposed paperwork necessary for overseas employment.

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TIP Convictions 03-11-2015

 
Source:

Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking
Department of Justice, Manila
http://iacat.net/index.php/human-trafficking-related-statistics

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PASIG CITY, Philippines – Coinciding with the International Day Against Trafficking In Persons and the anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking In Persons, Especially Women and Children signed in Palermo, Italy in the year 2000, the ASEAN Experts Working Group (EWG) Meeting completed last December 12, its task to draft and deliberate on the key provisions of the legally-binding and norm-setting during the 9th ASEAN Experts Working Group Meeting to draft the ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children (ACTIP) and its corresponding action-oriented document, the Regional Plan of Action Against Trafficking In Persons (RPA) in Pasig City, Philippines.

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