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Life Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in The Blog | 0 comments

Life Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Lab or in the United States is a newly released book by Denise Brennan, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Georgetown University.  Life Interrupted follows the lives of survivors of trafficking in the United States.  It documents the ordinary tasks of settling into a new country after extraordinary abuse.  At once scholarly and accessible, her book links these firsthand accounts to global economic inequities and under-regulated and unprotected workplaces that routinely exploit migrant laborers in the United States.  Brennan contends that today’s punitive immigration policies undermine efforts to fight trafficking. Life Interrupted is a riveting account of life in and after trafficking and a forceful call for...

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Think Again: Prostitution

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in The Blog | Comments Off

Project member Aziza Ahmed has penned a terrific piece in the latest issue of Foreign Policy:  ”Think Again: Prostitution — Why zero tolerance makes for bad policy on world’s oldest profession.”   You can view the article online here.

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Trust Women Conference

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in The Blog | Comments Off

Two of our Project members – Anne Gallagher and Martina Vandenberg – recently participated in the annual Trust Women conference.  The text of Anne Gallagher’s keynote address, entitled “Human Trafficking: From outrage to action” can be found...

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