31 March 2016
By Kevin Watkins (Overseas Development Institute). This article originally appeared in The Independent newspaper
11 March 2016
28 January 2016
We are delighted to publish the fourth DemandAT Working Paper: 'Steering Demand and the Quest for "Better Regulation"'. In this paper Christina Boswell and Sarah Kyambi from Edinburgh University investigate what can be learned from other policy areas about steering demand for illegal or undesirable goods/services.
We expect to publish a further Working Paper on trafficking and domestic work in March 2016
2 March 2016
A legal loophole on importation of goods produced by children or slaves is to be closed after a Guardian investigation helped to expose the use of forced labour to crew boats
Seafood produced by slaves in Thailand will be among goods banned from sale in the US as Barack Obama revives laws targeting industries that use forced and child labour.
12 February 2016
BRUSSELS — With more than a million migrants having reached Europe in the last year and many more on the way, NATO stepped into the crisis for the first time on Thursday, saying it would deploy ships to the Aegean Sea in an attempt to stop smugglers.
11 February 2016
While the world clearly has the political will and legal tools to take on human traffickers and their criminal networks, what are needed is more meaningful international cooperation and adequate funding to take effective action, senior United Nations officials said today, warning that the scourge now has victims spread across 152 different citizenships in 124 countries.
1 February 2016
Open Democracy's Beyond Trafficking and Slavery project have developed a short open access ‘e-syllabus’ on forced labour, trafficking, and slavery drawing on their publications from the past 18 months. An eight volume set of materials has been developed and is free to download. A goal of this endeavour is 'reaching not only practitioners and students in the global north, but to also reach readers working in organisations and institutions unable to pay for expensive academic journal and subscription services'
The Anti-Trafficking Review calls for papers for a themed issue entitled ‘Where’s the Evidence?’
7 January 2015
Still a few places left on theTRACE workshop
The Act Of Trafficking 2 February 2015 – Nicosia, Cyprus
The workshop will bring together lessons learnt from the TRACE Work Package 2 report, which focuses on three key themes: