Published November 15, 2019, 11:37 AM
By Chito Chavez
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has scored the continuous abusive acts committed against Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) prompting it to call on the government for prompt action not only to assist the family’s victims but also to minimize, if not totally prevent these human rights violations.
CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia expressed alarm and deep sadness over the reported case of maltreatment of three Filipina OFWs who were allegedly sexually assaulted by their employer in Jeddah and passed on to different employers to do odd jobs for a fee.
The CHR noted that rape and other forms of sexual harassment, cruel, degrading, and inhuman treatment are some of the realities