Alagwa: Family and Society in a Source Country

Human trafficking is a cruel reality in the Philippines: according to the United States Department of State, the Southeast Asian country is counted as a source country for men, women and children to be shipped as goods for other countries. This sad fact is highlighted by the 2012 film Alagwa. According to director and writer Ian Lorenos, he intended to create an emotional father-and-son story. … Continue reading Alagwa: Family and Society in a Source Country

VOTY joins MTV EXIT and USAID in fight against human trafficking and exploitation

Voice of the Youth Network (VOTY) recently joined MTV End Exploitation and Trafficking (MTV EXIT) in its fight against human trafficking and exploitation. VOTY showed its support through participating in one of its events, the screening of the film entitled “Alagwa” at the Cinema 1 of SM Mall of Asia, March 2. This movie screening was made possible by USAID Philippines, one of the partners … Continue reading VOTY joins MTV EXIT and USAID in fight against human trafficking and exploitation