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Mar 2017

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Benefiting Traffickers with Hard-Line Immigration Policies

  By Amber Moffett, Graduate Associate Director “Trafficking is migration gone terribly wrong.” – David Feingold These words given by David Feingold in his piece Trafficking in Numbers: The Social Construction of Human Trafficking Data give a whole new insight into what human trafficking is, what realms human trafficking ...

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Feb 2017

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The Forgotten Plight of Migrant Domestic Workers in the Gulf States

  By Jocelyn Iverson, Director of Communications and Social Media The rights of migrant workers in the construction sector of the Gulf States have recently been placed under scrutiny by the international community.  Particularly in countries such as Qatar, which will be hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the government has felt ...

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Jan 2017

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Decoding Ambiguity: The future of anti-trafficking policy under the Trump administration

  By Leanne McCallum, Human Trafficking Index Project Manager With less than a week until his inauguration day, President-elect Donald Trump has yet to publicly address human trafficking as a policy issue. As his inauguration day draws near, the question lingers: what will anti-trafficking policy look like under the Trump ...

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Aug 2016

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The UN’s Approach to Combating Human Trafficking

  By Jocelyn Iverson, Director of Communications and Social Media The United Nations (UN) has long been seen as the global leader for issues concerning human rights.  The relatively nascent anti-human trafficking movement is no exception, as can be seen by the adoption of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking ...

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13

Jul 2016

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How a Bad Economy Can Increase Human Trafficking: The Case of Madagascar

  By Seth Daire, Research Assistant The international approach to ending human trafficking is highly centered around law enforcement. While an essential component, focusing solely on law enforcement efforts can divert attention from other important factors, such as economic vulnerability.  Such was the case in Madagascar, where ...

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Apr 2016

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Djibouti: The Next Thailand?

  By guest bloggers Hannah Kooy & Sanne Terlingen,* OneWorld.nl This blog is part of a series based on the original, investigative research of the authors.  Their full report can be found here. The second part of this series will be published soon. One hundred thousand a year. That’s the International Organization for ...

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Oct 2015

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Fighting Wage Theft Through Strengths-based Collaboration

(Note: This is the third blog in a series on wage theft in the Denver area based on the research of a team of graduate students at the University of Denver under the direction of Rebecca Galemba, PhD and Raja Raghunath, JD.   The prevoius posts can be found here and here.) By Anne Dunlop, Guest Blogger […]

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Oct 2015

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Legal Barriers to Fighting Wage Theft

  (Note: This blog is the second in a series on wage theft in the Denver area based on the research of a team of graduate students at the University of Denver under the direction of Rebecca Galemba, PhD and Raja Raghunath, JD.   The prevoius post can be found here.)   by Kara Napolitano, Human […]

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Day laborers wait for work in Denver.

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Sep 2015

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De-Normalizing Wage Theft in Denver, CO: A Qualitative Research and Legal Outreach Study

  (Note: This blog introduces a series on wage theft in the Denver area based on the research of a team of graduate students at the University of Denver under the direction of Rebecca Galemba, PhD and Raja Raghunath, JD. This first entry comes from Professor Galemba, and subsequent entries will come from student researchers.) ...

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Protestors conflating sex trafficking with human trafficking.

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Sep 2015

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Separating sex and labor trafficking is ahistorical, misguided, harmful

  by Rex Hamaker, Marketing and Communications Director In the moral panic surrounding the conversation about commercial sexual exploitation, what is often overlooked is the exploitation of labor. The societal focus on sex trafficking – at the expense of labor trafficking – is ideological, not logical, and certainly not ...

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