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African Migrants Bought and Sold Openly in 'Slave Markets' in Libya
Hundreds of migrants along North African migration routes are being bought and sold openly in modern day 'slave markets' in Libya, survivors have told the United Nations migration agency, which warned...
African Odyssey Turns to the South: The Great Migrations
Chronicles the economic hardships faced by Africans and the means they take to alleviate their suffering.
Evil Traffickers and Innocent Children?: It's Not So Simple
One of the most pressing reasons why teenagers like Adri need to migrate for work is because there’s no other way for them or their families to access the money that is essential to life in any capita...
Focus Shifts to Trafficking of Men in Europe
The public perception is that human trafficking victims are all vulnerable females forced into prostitution and sexual slavery. But this is not the case. It does not occur to many people that traffick...
From Somaly Mam to ''Eden'': How Sex Trafficking Sensationalism Hurts Sex Workers
Most activists, regardless of ideology, are trying to do the right thing. But when it comes to human rights and sex work, doing the right thing is often much more complicated than calling the cops or ...
Inside the Sensational Business of "Rescuing" Sex Workers
For years, the sex worker movement has been at odds with a conservative wing of the anti-human trafficking movement.
Red Emma Speaks: Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman
Goldman, Emma (edited by Shulman, Alix Kates)
A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights
Boulder, Kamala Kempadoo (ed.)
This collection of essays underscores the interlocking relationship between prostitution, migration and trafficking. They reveal a deep seated anxiety about borders, economic resources and the fragili...
US-UN Crusade Against 'Sex Trafficking': Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Woman, Anti-Sex
Kidnapping, debt bondage, sexual assault, beatings - for any purpose - are horrible crimes. But there is a qualitative distinction between this kind of coercion and the fundamentally consensual act be...
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Ethiopian workers 'beaten and robbed' by Saudi police
A group of undocumented Ethiopians told The Associated Press news agency that after being captured by Saudi police officers they were subject to serious abuses, including beatings and filthy prison co...
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: 'I don't scare easily'
Lydia Cacho is one of Mexico's most fearless journalists. Her investigations have led to attempts on her life, and now she has been forced to flee her country. What next?