‘We are Filipinos, we do bayanihan, we help each other’: undocumented migrants in the Netherlands during COVID

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Bayanihan, the much-cherished Filipino spirit of solidarity, civic unity and cooperation, is not confined to the bayan (town or country). It transcends borders, hanggang sa ibang bayan (all the way to other towns or countries). Lalaine Siruno (United Nations University) explains how the Filipino migrant community in the Netherlands have done a great deal to help their undocumented compatriots, who are excluded from formal social protection mechanisms. But community solidarity alone cannot be enough.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputBlog
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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