Articles about 'trafficking'

Circus Kathmandu: survivors of trafficking reclaim their skills

Kate McLarnon, one of the directors of documentary Even When I Fall, tells Ania Ostrowska about the extraordinary journey of her subjects

Ania Ostrowska // 26 March 2018

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe – part three

Our fifth post of reviews from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, covering theatre

Various Authors // 15 August 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

New review: Eden

Eden, a recent film by Megan Griffiths , explores internal sex trafficking in the US. It is based on the true story of Chong Kim – a Korean American who...

Ania Ostrowska // 12 August 2013

Categories: Blog

Far from Eden

M. Lý-Eliot hails a film about trafficking that avoids the pitfalls of graphic depiction of sexual exploitation and digs deeper in her interview with director Megan Griffiths

M. Ly-Eliot //

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Sex positivism and slut-shaming in reverse

Louise McCudden discusses the way sex positivism is often twisted and used against feminists who raise concerns about porn and prostitution

Guest Blogger // 16 August 2012

Categories: Blog

London election campaign finally gets real with hustings on women’s safety

Sarah Green, from the End Violence Against Women Coalition, reports back from the London mayoral hustings on violence against women.

Guest Blogger // 13 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Care packages for unseen(uk)

A guest post explaining how buying some soap, shampoo, tampons, deodorant and moisturiser could make all the difference for a woman who has escaped trafficking.

Guest Blogger // 25 November 2011

Categories: Blog

New review: Cambodian Space Project – 2011: A Space Odyssey

Srey Thy is a singer with a story to tell. Louise Allan discovers this album from Thy’s band, Cambodian Space Project, is a mixture of Thy-penned Kmer rock and tributes...

Holly Combe // 17 September 2011

Categories: Blog

Cambodian Space Project – 2011: A Space Odyssey

Srey Thy is a singer with a story to tell. Louise Allan discovers this album from Thy's band, Cambodian Space Project, is a mixture of Thy-penned Kmer rock and tributes to a golden age of 1960s Cambodian pop

Louise Allan // 16 September 2011

Categories: Music, Reviews

‘Because sex workers shouldn’t have to be dead to be on film’

Ania Ostrowska reviews the first ever London Sex Worker Film Festival and argues that sex workers' rights are a feminist issue

Ania Ostrowska // 14 July 2011

Categories: Films, Reviews

Poppy Project to support sex trafficking victims loses funding, may not survive

The Poppy Project has lost a £4 million contract to support victims of sex trafficking – to the Salvation Army, and may be forced to close. A story in the...

Jess McCabe // 17 April 2011

Categories: Blog

Coalition will not endorse EU directive against trafficking

The Guardian reports that the coalition government has chosen not to opt in to the EU directive designed to coordinate efforts to combat human trafficking, suggesting that the Tories’ euroscepticism...

Laura // 31 August 2010

Categories: Blog

UK fails trafficking victims

Worrying news about the failures of the UK’s approach to human trafficking, as ill-equipped Border Agency staff react to victims with an anti-immigrant mentality. The major report by a coalition...

Jess McCabe // 21 June 2010

Categories: Blog

Refugee and Migrant Justice needs your help!

Refugee and Migrant Justice is a charity who provide free legal advice and representation to asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants in the UK, including victims of trafficking and separated...

Quinn Capes-Ivy // 4 June 2010

Categories: Blog

I’m a sexworker and I’m not a victim

In "I'm a sexworker dont take away my livelihood", Lara responds critically to the "Brothel Report" by the Poppy Project (research into the UK sex industry in London. which goes to great lengths to paint sexworkers as women who are forcibly trafficked, drug addicts, drunken victims of pimps. Lara's story which is one story but no doubt there are as many Lara's as there are sexworkers with vastly different experiences challenges this stereotype of sexworker as victim

sokari // 24 September 2008

Categories: Blog

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