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In Defense of the Right to Life: International Law and Death Penalty in the Philippines

A study by the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines and Dr. Christopher Ward, SC, Australian Bar, Adjunct Professor, Australian National University

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CHR Advisories

CHR Advisory on the Increased Vulnerability of Women Migrant Workers on Death Row

September 29, 2021,

The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines issues this advisory to
bring the Philippines’ attention to the heightened vulnerabilities of women
Overseas Filipino Workers This phenomenon is not unique to the
Philippines and is reflective of the wider plight of migrant workers, particularly
those from neighboring Southeast Asian countries. Many women OFWs obtain
employment as domestic workers, particularly in the Gulf states, which have
perpetually failed to adequately protect the labor rights and human rights of
both migrant workers and women alike. This compounded disadvantage by way
of gender and migrant status can place women OFWs in precarious positions
with respect to their employment.

Read the full advisory here



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