trafficking

Collateral Damage: Sex Workers and the Anti-Trafficking Campaigns

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This trailer offers an introduction to a longer work, an historical review of a 19th century anti-trafficking campaigns, demonstrating the way the historic "White Slavery" moral panic and current anti-trafficking campaigns have been largely responsible for prostitution prohibitionism, racial discrimination, and xenophobic immigration legislation. 

For the longer segments (as the documentary is a work-in-progress) and further information go here

The Sex Worker Project Receives the 2014 Emil Gumpert Award

The New York City-based Sex Workers Project (a project run out of the Urban Justice Center) which provides legal and social services to both sex workers and victims of human trafficking, has been selected by The American College of Trial Lawyers as the recipient of the

Exploração e trafico de mulheres. Uma crítica sobre as narrativas durante os Jogos Olímpicos de Londres 2012

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2013

This report deals with the various forms of exploitation experienced by migrant women in the labour market and how legislation designed to police immigration and prevent trafficking often fails to protect these vulnerable women. The report also examines the role of the media in objectifying migrant women through their often negative, stereotypical portrayals.

Exploitation and trafficking of women. Critiquing narratives during the London Olympics 2012

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2013

This report deals with the various forms of exploitation experienced by migrant women in the labour market and how legislation designed to police immigration and prevent trafficking often fails to protect these vulnerable women. The report also examines the role of the media in objectifying migrant women through their often negative, stereotypical portrayals.

'Normal': Documentary Following Migrant Sex Workers in Europe

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With all the conversations on anti-trafficking, we often forget that these are not just concepts and conversations, but complex, lived experiences. The film Normal highlights some of the nuances which are often ignored.

 

Targeted Call of expression of interest to participate in the EU Civil Society e-Platform against Trafficking in Human Beings

The European Commission are inviting civil society organisations working on trafficking in human beings, to express their interest to participate in the EU Civil Society e-Platform against Trafficking in Human Beings.

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Amnesty Cautions Against the Criminalisation of Clients Clause in Northern Irish Trafficking Bill

The Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill proposed by Lord Morrow currently being considered in Northern Ireland could, if passed into law, usefully place support for victims of human trafficking on a statutory basis and amalgamate some existing legislation into one single Act. The Bill includes a clause that recommends the criminalisation of the purchase of sex to reduce demand for trafficking.

La Strada International's statement for International Women’s Day 2014

La Strada International statement for International Women’s Day 2014, “Equality for women is progress for all”

On 8 March 2014, International Women’s Day, La Strada international, the European network against trafficking in human beings, calls for full empowerment and integration of women in all levels of economic, social and cultural activities.

NSWP Statement in relation to the arrest of Alejandra Gil

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NSWP has released a statement in relation to the arrest of Alejandra Gil. From our understanding of the situation, the charges in question emanate from new legislation, which in our view conflates sex work with human trafficking. 

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