UN ADOPTS RESOLUTION ON VIOLENCE VS. WOMEN

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The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has adopted by consensus a Philippine-sponsored resolution, which calls for protection for women migrant worker who are victims of violence. Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., Presidential Communications Operations Office chief, said Philippine-sponsored Resolution 68/137 urges all governments “to consider permitting migrant women workers who are victims of violence to apply for residency permits independently of abusive employers or spouses, in accordance with national laws, and to eliminate abusive sponsorship systems.”

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