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About Laya Behbahani

Laya Behbahani is a research assistant at Schulich School of Business. She is an expert on labour standards and human trafficking in the Gulf states of the Middle East and has worked at the Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section of the Organized Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch at the United Nations in Vienna.

Articles by Laya Behbahani

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Bigger than the World Cup: state-sponsored human trafficking in the Gulf states

Recent attention to the plight of migrant workers in Qatar is welcome, but the problems of trafficking and forced labour in the Middle East are endemic.

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