This article is an analytic and discursive review of data and studies about women workers in the manufacturing sector in the Philippines in the light of labor regulations. The analyses focus on the following: occupational health and safety, health and safety programs, provision of facilities at work, and labor issues pertaining to women workers. Policy and advocacy work implications are recommended based on the discursive analysis.

Author Biography

Jinky Leilanie Lu is Research Professor, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines.