au pairs - updates

Rappler's latest stories on au pairs


[Dash of SAS] Marriage is not an achievement

Sep 22, 2016 - 2:45 PM

There is this persistent notion that getting hitched is an achievement It s not and here s why

Part 2: The au pair recruitment business

Aug 18, 2016 - 5:55 PM

Having traveled to the Philippines herself Sigrid was supportive of the cultural exchange aspect of the program and saw its potential to allow the girls to move up with an education

Au pairs: Different lists, one destination

Aug 18, 2016 - 5:54 PM

Checking if an au pair agency is operating legally can be quite tricky

An au pair's story: Moving on, moving away

Aug 18, 2016 - 5:54 PM

Now 33 May Arnaldo is set to graduate this December with a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics and Information Technology at the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology

The au pair recruitment business

Aug 17, 2016 - 4:34 PM

One recruiter admits telling au pairs who want to go to Europe to be ready with the money

Looking back: Skirting the au pair ban

Aug 17, 2016 - 4:34 PM

For the au pairs who paid off immigration personnel then the bribery was part of what they had to do to get out of the country It was an arrangement that was mutually beneficial

#ThewRap: Things you need to know today, August 1, 2016

Aug 01, 2016 - 11:29 AM

Hello Here s a round up of news you need to know this Monday

Kuwento ng dalawang au pair sa Europa

Jul 31, 2016 - 12:30 PM

As au pairs Christy and Jhoy wanted to improve their lives What they found instead was heartbreak maltreatment and a future in limbo

Alone, pregnant, in hiding

Jul 30, 2016 - 11:19 AM

How do you go on a cultural exchange program and end up a pregnant undocumented migrant?

Au pairs walk back to the train after shopping at Loppemarked, a weekend flea market in Gentofte, a wealthy suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 2016. The women were buying secondhand clothing and gifts to send to their families back home, a common practice of overseas Filipino workers. The Philippines extends duty-free privileges to balikbayan boxes. (photo copyright Allison Shelley)

The Tandang Sora of Copenhagen

Jul 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Meet Pat and Pinay brother and sister who have become an integral part of the protection of Filipino au pairs in trouble

What's the au pair cultural exchange program all about?

Jul 30, 2016 - 10:02 AM

The Philippines is the top sending country of au pairs to Denmark; more than 80 of all au pairs are Filipinos The Filipino au pair continues to be in high demand

TITA OF COPENHAGEN. Jennifer Stilling, seated left, gets hugs during a rehearsal of a group performing Filipino dances at St. Anne's Catholic church in Copenhagen, Denmark, May 20, 2016. The group was started by Stilling, chairman of the Philippine Cultural Guild of Denmark, as a way to support the many Filipino au pairs in the area. Photo by Allison Shelley

Do you know of au pair scams?

Jul 07, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Share with us your experiences or your stories Help save another Filipino from being victimized

A Filipina au pair's success story

Aug 31, 2014 - 11:39 AM

The need for work initially drove Lyn to join the au pair program but she s now reaping the rewards of a cultural exchange program done right

FAST FACTS: Filipino au pairs around the world

Aug 31, 2014 - 11:38 AM

Three European countries – Denmark Norway and the Netherlands – are the top destinations for Filipino au pairs

When a cultural program becomes exploitation

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The au pair program invites young Filipinos for a cultural experience in Europe but some end up exploited and abused

PH lifts ban on au pairs bound for Europe

Feb 22, 2012 - 12:46 PM

Lifting of ban existing since 1998 comes as gov t issues new guidelines to simplify processing of au pairs departure