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Support Asian and Migrant Sex Workers  2018

Trail of workers’ suicides and deaths in South India’s textile spinning mills- Feb 15th, 2018

When Deportation is a Death Sentence: The Fatal Consequences of U.S. Immigration Policy- Feb 6th, 2018

When Services Allow Organizing, Trafficked Workers Win

Beyond ‘maids and madams’: can employers be allies in new policies for domestic workers’ rights? Jan 30th, 2018

Allies or co-conspirators: what does the domestic workers’ movement need? Jan 30th, 2018

Understanding the interpersonal and the structural context of domestic work- Jan 29th, 2018

Slave owner compensation was still being paid off by British taxpayers in 2015

Not gay enough: the bizarre hoops asylum seekers have to leap through- Dec 9th, 2017

Beyond ‘raid and rescue’: time to acknowledge the damage being done KIMBERLY WALTERS November 25th,  2017

Rescue by ‘force’ or rescue by ‘choice’  BARNALI DAS November 25th, 2017

Interview: forced rescue and humanitarian trafficking KIMBERLY WALTERS and NEIL HOWARD November 25th,  2017

Rescued from rights: the misogyny of anti-trafficking KIMBERLY WALTERS  November 25th,  2017

 Freeloaders, blackmailers, and lost souls: rescued sex trafficking survivors in the hands of the assistance  RUNA LAZZARINO November 25th,  2017

 The anti-trafficking rehabilitation complex: commodity activism and slave-free goods ELENA SHIH-August 19th 2015

Do the Hidden Costs Outweigh the Practical Benefits of Human Trafficking Awareness Campaigns? 

Marketing  Mass Hysteria: Anti-Trafficking Awareness Campaigns Go Rogue

Sex workers speak: who listens? GIULIA GAROFALO GEYMONAT and P.G. MACIOTI February 29th,  2016

For decriminalisation and justice: sex workers demand legal reform and social change INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF SEX WORKERS IN EUROPE February 29th 2016

Modern slavery, Brexit, migration, and development: connecting the dots  November 21st,  2017

Slavery in the US prison system  If you want to find an example of modern day slavery, look no further than US prisons. SEPTEMBER 9th 2017

My body is my piece of land. Stories of migrant sex workers often cast human smugglers as the villains, yet the biggest evil many migrants face is their hopeless debt in their home country.  by SINE PLAMBECH September 29th 2017


How refugees are fighting back against border controls


Demand for wives in China endangers women who live on its borders– Nov 4th, 2017

The difference self-organising makes: the creative resistance of domestic workers by ROSE MAHI August 8th, 2017


 WONDERFULLY CRAFTED STORY. THOUGHTFUL IDEAS. August 31, 2017. Read the review of The Three-Headed Dog by Claude d’Estrée, Director of the Human Trafficking Center at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. A crime novel that broke the academic barrier!

Could Trump be an ally in the fight against human trafficking? ANNE T. GALLAGHER July 4th 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases ‘Immigrants’ Video Fro ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ June 28th 2017

Italy’s action against NGOs is wrong By GIULIA LAGANÀ July 7th, 2017


Will “America first” mean refugees last? BILL FRELICK 24 April 2017

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FOR REFUGEES At a safe house in Buffalo, asylum seekers from around the world prepare to flee the U.S. for Canada. By Jake Halpern  March 2017

When NGOs save children who don’t want to be saved Western media misrepresent voluntary child labour as slavery.   by Neil Howard

Rich in Funds but Short on Facts: The High Cost of Human Trafficking Awareness Campaigns

Raising Awareness: of What? for  What? by Whom? for Whom?

Campaign Culture Matters: Bringing Together Awareness and Evidence

Beyond Survival: Lessons from Domestic Worker Organizing Campaigns against Human Trafficking and Labour Exploitation

Insight: Inside Europe’s worst detention centre by Tiara Atari Feb 13th 2017

Interview: detention as the new migration management? BEN LEWIS and CAMERON THIBOS 24 February 2017

We need to hear the stories of exploited unlawful migrant workers, not just deport them February 28, 2017

 Brexit as a driver of modern slavery? ANDREW CRANE 29 March 2017

Immigration detainees bring legal challenge against £1 an hour ‘slave’ wages Diane Taylor June 28th 2017