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From the HTC blog.

World Cup Bid Celebration
  • A World Cup Built on Exploitation and Forced Labor in Qatar

  by Kara Napolitano, Associate Note: This blog post was originally published on the International Human Trafficking Institute website. You can find the original post here. Changing the date of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from the sizzling summer months of June and July to November and December may make it safer for players and fans, […]

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Considerations must be taken into account when talking to victims/ survivors of human trafficking.
  • Considerations When Interviewing Trafficking Victim/Survivors

  by Jennifer Hankel, Associate Director of Research Interviews with victims/survivors of human trafficking is an especially salient way to gain information on a first-hand basis to help inform policy and social service provision. Interviews also pose critical ethical considerations related to the interviewee’s agency. As defined, agency is the capacity or ability of an […]

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Microfinance in India
  • Microfinance and Human Trafficking: Models for Prevention and Rehabilitation

  by Jeanne Crump, HTC Associate In the last 20 years, the microfinance field has made significant progress in closing the global economic inequality gap. It has also been a useful tool in preventing the root causes of vulnerability many trafficking victims fall prey to. In addition, microfinance programs that provide human trafficking survivors access […]

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