Carmelita Dimzon

Filipino domestic workers flee war in Syria, return home to no work

Many Filipinos look abroad to find work, because of a scarcity at home, often as domestic workers. Some headed to Syria before the country was engulfed in domestic turmoil and got trapped. Slowly they’ve been returning, but only to discover there are still no jobs at home.

Filipino Domestic Workers Flee War in Syria, Return Home to No Work