ANALYSIS: BAN DEPLOYMENT OF FILIPINO MAIDS TO MIDDLE EAST AND HELP THEM INSTEAD TO TAKE UP HIGHER-PAYING CAREGIVER JOBS IN JAPAN & OTHER PARTS OF ASIA

This latest horror story involving an 18-year-old Filipino woman in Saudi Arabia again condemns the Philippine government’s deployment of domestic helpers to the Middle East and urgently underscores the critical need to review this deployment policy and take drastic action. “Rina” (not her real name), 18, is in critical condition in a hospital in Saudi…