Browsing: migrants

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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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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Japan’s marriage migrants hold leadership workshop

On May 14, Kafin-Hanno and Iruma, an organization of Filipino marriage migrants living in Hanno and Iruma cities of Japan, conducted a leadership and organizing workshop for marriage migrants in Higashi-Hanno, Japan. Rey Asis of the


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APMM attends APRN biennial, exec elected chair

  The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) helped co-organize and participated in the recently-concluded biennial conference of the Asia Pacific Research Network, or APRN. Entitled “Resisting Militarism, Building People’s Power and Democracy”, the two-day conference,


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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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AMMORE holds General Assembly

The Alliance of Marriage Migrants Organizations for Rights and Empowerment, or AMMORE, has successfully concluded its first general assembly in Bangkok, Thailand last March 23, 2017. With 14 participants from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Hong


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Commemorating IWD 2017: Marriage Migrants Deserve Recognition and Respect

In addition to love and affection, we deserve and demand recognition, respect and protection. On the commemoration of the 2017 International Women’s Day, we in the Action Network of Marriage Migrants for Rights and Empowerment (AMMORE)


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APMM Statement on 2016 Intl Migrants Day

Further strengthen our international solidarity, further organize the broadest number of migrants  (Statement of the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants on the 2016 International Migrants Day) The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants joins migrant workers, immigrants, marriage


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This is a paper presentation presented at the Migrants and Refugees session of the World Human Rights Cities Forum in Gwangju, South Korea (23 July 2016)   Introduction Currently, there are 232 million international migrants around


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Migrants are too vulnerable to help themselves in the new country: that why we are present Reflections by Hanna Wong   The phenomenon of migration is prevalent around the globe nowadays. The migrants do not only


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Reflections by Adrian Ng Ming Fung (APMM Intern) I have an interesting relationship with the Philippines because of my family background. My parents are Chinese but they can speak Filipino quite fluently. My mother was born


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Reflections by Mary Mulcahy (APMM intern) I am very excited to be interning at Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants this summer. So far I have enjoyed being introduced to the APMM team at the office, meeting


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APMM Statement for 2015 International Migrants Day

Empowering migrants is key towards resolving forced migration Statement of the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants on the 2015 International Migrants Day December 18, 2015   Fifteen years since the United Nations proclaimed December 18 as


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APMM Press Statement 10 December 2015   On occasion that marks International Human Rights Day, the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) cannot but focus on the plight of millions of foreign domestic workers (FDWs) in


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