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

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 range of poorly designed initiatives in the hope of avoiding or moving out of a low ranking in the US government’s yearly Trafficking in Persons Report.

Published by the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women, the Anti-Trafficking Review is a peer-reviewed academic journal that promotes a human rights based approach to anti-trafficking, and offers a space for dialogue for those seeking to communicate new ideas and findings. The journal is an open source publication with a readership in 78 countries.

You can read the volume here.   Issue 3 (“Following the Money”) is edited by Mike Dottridge, and includes contributions from Kiril Shaapov, Victoria Ikeoma Nwogu, Rebecca Surtees, Fabrice de Kerchove, Allison Clancey, Noushin Khushrushahi, Julie Ham, Suzanne Hoff, Martina Uncnikova, Randy Newcomb, Matt Friedman, Vincent Tournecuillert, Nisha Varia, Nina Ilona Ellinger, and Seeta Sharma.

You can also read back issues of the ATR here:

Issue 1 – “Where’s the Accountability?” 

Issue 2 (edited by – Human Rights at the Border 

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  4. Review of Siddharth Kara, Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery, Laura Agustin
  5. Rescuing Trafficking from Ideological Capture: Prostitution Reform and Anti-Trafficking Law and Policy by Janie Chuang