Migrant Forum in Asia
Telefax: +632.277.9484 | Mobile: +63.921.540.5063
Email: mfa@mfasia.org | Website: www.mfasia.org

Campaign Glossary

This participatory glossary is being compiled by the Open Working Group on Labour Migration & Recruitment. It provides definitions and usage notes for a number of terms used in the global campaign for Recruitment Reform. It provides clarity on the nuances in terminology used to describe migrant labour recruitment processes and regulation across national contexts. It serves as a starting point for the development of political positions and advocacy efforts to address the serious human and labour rights violations that occur daily in migrant labour recruitment.

This glossary is a living document. Terms are continually being added and existing definitions refined, with updates posted on this webpage. We invite you to suggest additions and revisions by emailing us: mfa@mfasia.org.

Download the most updated version of the glossary here (updated June 2016).

About Us

MFA is a regional network of non-government organizations (NGOs), associations and trade unions of migrant workers, and individual advocates in Asia who are committed to protect and promote the rights and welfare of migrant workers.

It is guided by a vision of an alternative world system based on respect for human rights and dignity, social justice, and gender equity, particularly for migrant workers.

Regional Secretariat

25 Matiyaga Street,
Central District, Diliman,
Quezon City 1100
Philippines

Phone: +63-2-277-9484
Mobile: +639215405063

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