All Posts by Michelle Lado

Communiqué of the Interfaith Mission for Solidarity and Service with Migrants, Refugees and Uprooted People

Grha Oikumene, Jakarta, Indonesia 12-14 September 2018 “… for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was


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Successful Interfaith Meet on Labor Trafficking

Migrants, service providers, faith leaders reach high unity to fight trafficking Article by the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants on the Interfaith Mission for Solidarity and Support with Migrants, Refugees and Uprooted People held in Jakarta,


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Welcome Daniel, Our Intern From University of HK

Daniel is one of our three interns for summer from the University of Hong Kong. Currently, Daniel is staying with us at the APMM office while integrating with migrant workers. Read more about him below. Greetings!


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Welcome Edmond, Our Intern From University of HK

Edmond is one of our three interns for summer from the University of Hong Kong. Currently, Edmond is staying with us at the APMM office while integrating with migrant workers. Read more about him below. Greetings!


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Welcome Evan, Our Intern From University of HK

Evan is one of our three interns for summer from the University of Hong Kong. Evan is currently staying with us at the APMM office while integrating with migrant workers. Read more about him below.  


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The Communique of the Asia Consultation on “Human Trafficking and Forced Migration: A Call for Decent Labour and a Living Wage”

  A pre-event to the 2017 Asia Mission Conference 9-11 October 2017 1. We the participants of the Asia Consultation on Human Trafficking and Forced Migration are representatives of churches, church councils, ecumenical bodies, mission partners,


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Taking Flight: The Plight of the OFWs in their Own Home (Part 2) by Michelle Lado

Photo from Bulatlat.com   LABOR EXPORT POLICY The Philippine Government has taken upon itself to deploy Filipino workers as early as the 1970s through the Labor Export Policy program. It started in the pre-Martial Law days


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Taking Flight: The Plight of the OFWs in Their Own Home (Part 1) by Michelle Lado

June 30—It was a day of a gathering-celebration for Jennifer Dalquez at the Lord of the Risen Church in UP Diliman. It was organized by Migrante, a militant OFW organization which marched earlier that day in


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APMM Reflective Journal

By Nikki Last year, Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul was packed with hundreds of thousands of people rallying over the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye. The Korean Constitutional Court upheld the motion and the president’s dismissal


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Journal Article I: The Integration Experience

By Humaira Qamar Sundays. Everyone was home. Catching up on some sleep. Snoozing in a little past after noon. We would slowly arrive at the kitchen one by one. And had the appetite to chow down


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APMM Journal Reflection

By Kathleen Mae Magramo “Oh you’re Filipino? Is your mother a domestic helper like my ‘jiejie’?” – a lot of curious children who I teach in my part time job ask me this. And the answer


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SUMA 2017: Duterte must protect migrants, address root causes of forced migration

Migrante International has successfully conducted SUMA 2017: The State of Filipino Migrants and their Families under the Duterte Administration last 7 June, 2017 at the UP College of Law, University of the Philippines Diliman. The event was


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The Trade Unions and Migrants Dialogue

The Trade Unions and Migrants Dialogue held on May 4, 2017 was attended by migrants and grassroots organization leaders from different countries such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the Philippines. Migrants Situations


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Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

More than 80 members of civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged Member States of the UN ESCAP for the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2017 at the UN Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand on March 29


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Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development

More than 150 civil society organizations (CSOs) from across the Asia-Pacific region participated in the Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development from March 26 to 28 in Bangkok, Thailand. With the theme Prosperity for


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