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How unpopular policies are made: Lessons from Bangladesh, Singapore, & S.A.

In December, in a post titled #Decrim: A call for evidence-based policymaking, I referred to work which I had done with Ingrid Palmary investigating the making of South Africa’s 2013 Trafficking in Persons Act. 675 more words

Research Communication

Do more to fight terrorism, trafficking in persons, weapons, Buhari charges France

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to France to improve more in combating challenges such as terrorism, maritime insecurity, trafficking in persons, trafficking in weapons, drugs, cyber insecurity, illicit financial flows, and infrastructural deficit facing the African continent. 419 more words

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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

United Nations 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

In reviewing the latest report, some things that are key changes or notes are the following:

  • There has been an increase in the trafficking of men and boys.
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Education

#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

Attending the Eight Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime - Vienna October 17 - 21, 2016

Today is day 4 of the 8th Session of the Conference of Parties  (COP8) to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) at the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime in Vienna.   356 more words

Trafficking In Persons

#WithRefugees Petition - UNHCR

Will you stand #WithRefugees ? Please sign the petition today to show your solidarity with millions of refugees. SIGN the PETITION

Source: #WithRefugees Petition – UNHCR

Human Rights