Most Children Left Behind pointed out that
Most Filipino female abroad were employed as laborers and unskilled workers from 2001 to 2015. In addition, POEA stated the cause of continuously increasing rate of the participation of Filipinas in global migration is claim to the following situations: (1) the official policy of the immigration of the government is to convince Filipina to work abroad with the help of recruitment agencies; (2) gender stereotyping to women in jobs like domestic worker and entertainment; (3) escalation of poor families in rural and urban places cause of structural adjustment program that oblige women to be engaged in labor force; (4) the increasing single-parent families supported by mothers; (5) lack of opportunities in rural areas to have a stable livelihood (6) increasing rate of families that depend on women (7) multiplication of in demand works from rich countries that offer domestic workers and nurse (8) economic boom in other countries and; (9) personal economic independence to women is realized. Moreover, Parreñas (2001) stressed that even with a high level of education, Filipino women migrate because they earn a higher wages as domestic workers in postindustrial nations like Hong Kong than as professional employees in the Philippines. Thus, this increased the demand for cheap domestic labor and in order to augment their livelihood, provide their families with basic needs, and contribute to education, health care, and housing needs, Filipina have increasingly taken on these roles.The study entitled Migration and Filipino Children Left Behind pointed out that Philippines is a major supplier of labor migrants to more than 100 countries around the word. It only emphasizes that Filipinos are everywhere for the sake of better opportunities. Moreover, according to the 2015 survey of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who worked abroad had reached approximately 2.4 million. This figure consisted of female overseas workers at an estimated total of 1.250 million workers than the estimated total of 1.197 million male workers. Among female overseas workers, 54.5% are working as laborers and unskilled workers and it includes domestic workers ages ranging from 25- 29 years old (PSA, 2015).