47,000 Filipinos will lose job opportunities in Kuwait

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24,000 cases of abuse against Filipinos and Filipinas in Kuwait during the year 2022

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Philippines government official Hans Cacdac, Administrator, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration revealed that about 47,000 job opportunities for female workers from the Philippines will be lost due to suspension of sending Filipino workers to Kuwait. 

Joanna Conception head of the organization stated that  “According to data from the Philippine Department of Migrant Labor, there were 24,000 cases of abuse against Filipinos and Filipinas in Kuwait during the year 2022, which was the number of 6,500 in 2016,”

Hans Cacdac stated “First-time OFWs are the most vulnerable or likely to experience difficulty in adjusting in Kuwait. That’s why we are looking after their welfare very carefully”. 

The Philippine Ministry of Trade and Industry announced that a delegation of food exporters will visit Kuwait on February 13 and 14, as part of a Gulf tour that will last until February 25, reports Al Rai.  The Philippine “Migrant International” organization called on the country’s government to provide legal, medical and financial support for those facing difficult circumstances in Kuwait and other Middle Eastern countries.

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