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Have you just seen the film Overseas? Do you want to support these women? 
 

With your donation you can help them reimburse quickly the loans they had to pay for the training fees and reduce the number of years abroad to go back to their families.

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If you want to know more about women in the Philippines go to the program We-Care of Oxfam Novib

 

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The protagonists of the film, that were undergoing the training, are currently spread in diverse countries as domestic workers. Your donation will go to the women. It will help them in multiple ways : to support the living expenses of their families as the salary they earn abroad is pretty low ; to help them reimburse quickly the loans they had to get to pay for the training fees and the process of official documents ; to reduce the number of years abroad as domestic workers ; to offer them the financial possibilty to go back to the Philippines on holidays to see their families ; to support one of them with the cost of searching a new employer, as she had to break the contract prematurely due to an abusive employer 

About the Film: How do you protect yourself against sexual harassment? How do you react to an abusive boss? In the Philippines, prospective housekeepers participate in role-playing games to learn how to deal with their wealthy and demanding future employers. In the Philippines, women get deployed abroad to work as domestic workers or nannies. In order to do so, they frequently leave their own children behind, before throwing themselves into the unknown. In one of the many training centers dedicated to domestic work that can be found in the Philippines, a group of trainees are getting ready to face both homesickness and the possible abuses lying ahead. During role playing exercises, they alternatively play both the roles of the employee and that of the employers. Bordering on fiction, OVERSEAS brings to light the question of modern servitude in our globalized world, while emphasizing these women’s determination, their sisterhood, and the strategies they find to face the ordeals that awaits them in the near future. 

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