This week there is an illuminating New York Times article that explores the experience of migrant workers who leave the Philippines to work in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Japan, to provide money for their families.
Writer Jason DeParle contends that, ‘A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves’, New York Times, April 22, 2007.
Image: Factory workers, Dubai.
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