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From the HTC blog.

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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  • Modern Servitude Beneath the Guise of the Islamic Marriage Contract

  by Corey Greer, HTC Associate Summer Marriage is a phenomenon bridging Islam and slavery that is reported less often than atrocities such as Boko Haram’s abduction of 276 girls or the slaying of 12 Charlie Hebdo employees, but is equally as important. Documentation in the news and in the US Trafficking in Persons Reports […]

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  • More Than a Signature: Addressing the Ineffectiveness of International Law Curbing Child Trafficking in Haiti

  By Lauren Jekowsky, HTC Associate From ruthless military dictators to natural disasters and cholera outbreaks, the people of Haiti have historically been socially and economically crippled, resulting in its current standing as the poorest country in the western hemisphere. Because of Haiti’s dilapidated infrastructure, controversial cultural norms and economic strain, forced labor and child […]

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