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Gender Roles Changing in Filipino Families

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy Posted: Oct 05, 2009

Editor's Note: If you've been in a hospital recently, chances are you've seen a Filipina nurse. More than half of American nurses trained abroad are from the Philippines due a nursing shortage in the U.S. Anthony Advincula examines how gender roles in traditional Filipino families are being upended as more women come to the US to be nurses and their husbands stay at home with the kids.



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