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Back in June 2016, I cast my vote via proxy for the EU referendum. I did my research and read the literature where I could for both sides from various media sources. 1,048 more words


Rich in funds but short on facts: the high cost of human trafficking awareness campaigns | openDemocracy

“When we reduce global concerns about women’s labour to questions of trafficking – which strips women of agency – we overlook the much bigger and more profound abuse undertaken by the global garment industry.” 43 more words

Moral Panic

#Decrim: A call for evidence-based policy making

One of the biggest reasons that has been given by the South African state for the continued criminalization of sex work has been that decriminalizing sex work would fuel the trafficking industry in the country… 525 more words

Research Communication

Moral panic in Eastern Europe

While preparing myself for a new research project I came across literature about moral panic. The concept was first coined by Stanley Cohen in early 1970s to describe and analyse the reaction of British media and wider public to the disturbances caused by the members of the youth subcultures. 1,020 more words