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About Mike Dottridge

Mike Dottridge is the former director of Anti-Slavery International (1996-2002). He worked at a university in Nigeria in the 1970s and currently works as a consultant on human rights. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeDottridge

Articles by Mike Dottridge

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

How not to achieve a sustainable development goal

Turf wars, unrealistic targets, and misconceptions of the problem. What else could go wrong in the quest to end 'modern slavery' and provide decent work for all?

The creation of ‘trafficking’

Trafficking received its current definition only fifteen years ago. Since that time, the policies pursued in its name have done incalculable damage to the children they purport to protect.

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