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14

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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28

Sep 2016

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One Year Later: ASEAN Anti-Trafficking Action Plan Still Dormant

  By Leanne McCallum, Human Trafficking Index Project Manager In November of 2015, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made an historic move by creating the ASEAN Convention and Plan of Action Against Trafficking in Persons Especially in Women and Children (ACTIP). This action plan has the potential to instigate ...

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Aug 2016

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Uganda’s Ban on Sending Workers to Saudi Arabia: What is the Next Step?

By Marie-Claire Bagazonzya, Research Assistant Background Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa. Coined the “Pearl of Africa,” it has an abundance of wildlife and natural resources which put the country on the map as a tourist destination. However, due to Uganda’s low GDP and young population, there are less job ...

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25

May 2016

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Sending the Vulnerable to Traffickers: Refugees and Migration Policies

By Amber Moffett, Research Assistant “With the expanded scope of informed participants across sectors, and an increase in transnational research on core legal issues and procedures, there is hope for a significantly stronger international refugee protection regime. The search for the necessary political will, however, remains a ...

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20

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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13

Apr 2016

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How Immigration Policies Create Smugglers

  Note: This blog was originally published on the Allegra Laboratory website. You can find the original post here. By Rebecca Galemba, PhD, Faculty Fellow Since 2012, Mexico has stepped up efforts to combat human trafficking. In practice, trafficking and human smuggling are often conflated by officials and law enforcement. It ...

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20

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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06

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.

29

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.

10

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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