Cover of “The Other Migrant Crisis” Research Paper released by IOM

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region especially in the Gulf has continuously attracted migrants from around the world due to the region’s oil boom and dramatic upsurge of all kinds of construction.


The Sun Daily
Posted on 21 November 2015

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KUALA LUMPUR: The 10 leaders of Asean cemented a key convention in the Malaysian capital Saturday to demonstrate their commitment in protecting victims of trafficking and combating trafficking in persons in the region.


Members of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) worked together to rescue two (2) male minor victims aged 14 and 15 from a child trafficker. The rescue operations team was composed of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of Justice-Operation Center (DOJ-OpCen) and the Philippine National Police-Cubao Station.