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New Issue of the Anti-Trafficking Review – Following the Money: Spending on Anti-Trafficking

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in The Blog | 0 comments

Issue 3 of the Anti-Trafficking Review focuses on money trails in the anti-trafficking sector, and is the first of its kind as to date there has been no research on how much is spent combating the human rights abuses that amount to human trafficking. This themed issue looks at money trails that reveal how anti-trafficking money has changed the world for the better or for worse. Trafficked persons do not always benefit from money flows aimed in their direction, or indeed may suffer as a result of anti-trafficking spending. In addition, politics behind anti-trafficking money abound, and recipient organisations wonder whether they should take ‘tied’ funds or funds with ideological, geographical or other restrictions. In recent years governments have rushed to spend money on a...

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A “Fireside Chat” with Anne Gallagher and Dina Haynes at the American Society of International Law

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

An upcoming event: Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling: A Fireside Chat with Anne Gallagher and Dina Haynes Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: American Society of International Law Headquarters, Tillar House (2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC) Description:  Fifteen years have elapsed since the international community decided to use international law as a weapon against human trafficking and migrant smuggling. The results have been mixed, at best. This fireside chat brings legal practitioner Dr. Anne Gallagher (author of The International Law of Human Trafficking and The International Law of Migrant Smuggling) and Professor Dina Haynes, renowned scholar on trafficking and migration, to address some of the most pressing questions facing States in...

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A New Book by Anne Gallagher: The International Law of Migrant Smuggling

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

Anne Gallagher, the author of the indispensable treatise, The International Law of Human Trafficking (Cambridge 2012), has just published (with Fiona David), a book entitled “The International Law of Migrant Smuggling.”   Here’s the description of the book: “Whether forced into relocation by fear of persecution, civil war, or humanitarian crisis, or pulled toward the prospect of better economic opportunities, more people are on the move than ever before.  Opportunities for lawful entry into preferred destinations are decreasing rapidly, creating demand that is...

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