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Migrant Technologies: (re)producing (un)freedoms - Rhodora Abano's presentation at Morning Panel

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On 20th May 2016 UNU-CS hosted an event on Migrant Technologies: (re)producing (un)freedoms in Macau.

The one-day event brought together scholars, practitioners and activists to share learning and exchange ideas on the range of migrant technologies research being conducted across Asia and explore future collaborative approaches.

The key theme addressed at the event was how the use of mobile technologies adds layers of freedoms and unfreedoms to migration.

Speakers of the day include:

Introduction and Welcome: Michael Best, Director of UNU-CS
Opening Remarks: Tony Roberts, UNU-CS

Morning Panel: Emerging themes in Migrant Technology research
- Chair: Tony Roberts, UNU-CS
- Jack Qiu, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Freedom, Slavery, and Working-Class ICTs: Learning from Chinese Migrant Workers in Foxconn
- Nikos Dacanay, Chiang Mai University - ICT usage and how ethnic migrant women in northern Thailand indigenize/mediate human rights’ discourse of gender equality
- Odalia Wong, Baptist University of Hong Kong - Transnational Mothers and Mobile Phone Usage: The Case of the Filipino Female Domestic Workers in Hong Kong
- Discussant: Rhodora A. Abano, Centre for Migrant Advocacy in Philippines

Afternoon Panel: New Migrant Technologies
- Chair: Tony Roberts, UNU-CS
- Kayoko Ueno, University of Tokushima - Facebook Activism and Networking among Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore
- Jude Yew, National University of Singapore - Pemca: A proposed mobile platform for crowdsourcing the reporting and visualization of migrant worker injuries/deaths
- Kakit Cheong, National University of Singapore - Kwento: Designing a family storytelling mobile application for domestic helpers
- Discussant: Fish Ip, International Domestic Workers Federation

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  1. 1. RHODORA A. ABANO Centre for Migrant Advocacy in Philippines Migrant Technologies: (re)producing (un)freedoms Friday, 20th May, 2016 10:00am – 4:30pm United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society Join us for a free, one-day event where we bring together scholars, practitioners and activists to panel discussions to share our understandings and research on information and communication technology (ICT) use by migrants from Asia. Register now on Eventbrite by 15th May 2016 to secure your place for the event https://www.eventbrite.com/e/migrant-technologies-reproducing-unfreedoms- tickets-24922537982. Location: Casa Silva Mendes, Estrada do Engenheiro Trigo No 4, Macau SAR, China (Opposite to the main entrance of Hotel Guia) Hosted by: MIGRANT TECHNOLOGIES: (RE)PRODUCING (UN)FREEDOMS Emerging themes in Migrant Technology research Morning panel Discussant
  2. 2. Migrants accessing assistance using ICTs-the CMA experience Rhodora A. Abano Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) United Nations University Macau, People's Republic of China, May 20, 2016
  3. 3. Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) Policy advocacy -legislative -executive -research/public information/educati on -national, (local) international, regional Direct assistance to distressed OFWs (case referral)
  4. 4. Outline: I. Historical development II. Current situation III. Looking forward
  5. 5. Overseas Filipinos. Dec2014 Americas: 3,772,393 MiddleEast & Africa: 2,182,442 Europe: 743,826 Asia Pacific: 1.660,667
  6. 6. ICT In ADVOCACY INFORMATION RESEARCH EDUCATION NETWORKING INSTITUTIONAL BUILDING In CASE REFERRAL
  7. 7. ICT in CMA's advocacy etc 2002 -E-mail Pinoy e-group website fax 2008 – website for Filipino caregivers/ nurses to Japan 2009 – Facebook Twitter 2010 - Skype Teleconferencing
  8. 8. CMA's case referral and ICT 2002 – e-mail, cellphone/landline, fax + face2face 2003 – www.centerformigrantadvocacy.com 2006 - + OFW SOS SMS Helpline 2008 – + Filipino caregivers in Japan website 2012 - + Facebook account, mobile phone 2012 - + Skype
  9. 9. Case referral Call from OFW/family E-mail Text SOS OFW/family Government ITC/OTC Partners ITC/OTC CMA
  10. 10. Distress notice from OFW/family Thru mobile call Thru Facebook PM Thru OFW SOS SMS Helpline Thru partner groups/orgs, former clients/ trainees/audie nce/media Thru e-mail Thru website Thru landline
  11. 11. Case channels E-mail cma@cmaphils.org, E-group pinoy-abroad Website www.centerformigrantadvocacy.com OFW SOS SMS Helpline +63 9209 639 787 or +63 9209 OFW SOS FB Center for Migrant Advocacy (public group)'s PM Call thru landline/telefax/cellphone/mobile: +632 9905140, +632 4330684, +63 928 795 2222
  12. 12. OFW SOS SMS System DFA/OWWA Data Base Log SOS logs all SOS SMS (cp#, date, time sent) CMA keeps a folder for each case for documentation and monitoring of progress anytime, anywhere Text: sos<space><message> to +63 9209 OFW SOS OTC partners SENT AS SMS OR EMAIL
  13. 13. Total Cases (2004-2010) 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 TOTALS
  14. 14. Country Distribution ME Asia Oceania Africa Europe America Phil Unspecified
  15. 15. 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Cases 245 254 180 162 107 282 Women 50 115 94 87 93 114 Men 31 104 63 47 81 44 Group 421/10 groups 80/8 groups 124/12 groups Top source countries KSA, UAE, Qatar, Taiwan KSA, UAE, Qatar KSA, UAE, Qatar KSA, UAE, Qatar KSA, UAE, Taiwan, Kuwait Top complaints Wage violations, detention overwork Detention Benefits Repat of irregulars Abandoned families Wage violations Excessive placement fees, Wages, overwork abuse
  16. 16. SOS SMS Helpline replicated • a. http://connect.bwint.org/?p=469 • – for the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) in Malaysia • b. Migrant Care Indonesia – • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vani- saraswathi/sms-program-aims-to-combat- rampant-abuse-migrant- workers_b_8332680.html
  17. 17. Gender Distribution 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 men women unknown
  18. 18. Challenges Public SOS on FB: 1. Who will attend to the case? 2. What about privacy? 3. Victim culture> empowerment Online violence → → → Online violence
  19. 19. Current situation Channels + network of partners ITC and OTC +cooperative, critical relations with govt/ civil society +legal and practical knowledge/skills re overseas migration + COMMITMENT
  20. 20. Looking forward > CMA will still go on given the Philippine context and ICTs are handy >OFW SOS SMS Helpline >Podcasting/Videocasting (+storytelling) >app for domestic workers >Tony's (UNU) project
  21. 21. Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) email: cmaphils@pldtdsl.net/ cma@cmaphils.org url: www.centerformigrantadvocacy.com CMA SOS SMS: +63 920 9 OFW SOS telephone: +63 2 990 5140 Fax: +63 2 4330684

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