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About Nicolas Lainez

Nicolas Lainez is a Research Associate at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research on Social Issues in France.

Articles by Nicolas Lainez

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Traffickers, cybergangs and paedophiles: a genuine threat or a fuzzy narrative surrounding displaced Rohingya?

Claims that Rohingya women and children are at risk of being trafficked for labour and sexual exploitation simplify complexities, magnifying the emotional content. Policies shouldn’t be designed around them. 

Modern Vietnamese slaves in the UK: are raid and rescue operations appropriate?

The arbitrary and controversial categorisation of people as modern slaves in need of rescue does not reflect the complex reality and expectations of many who fall foul of it.

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