Priya Deshingkar is Research Director of the DFID-funded Migrating out of Poverty Research Consortium; principal investigator for the ‘Capitalising human mobility for poverty alleviation and inclusive development in Myanmar (CHIME)’ project; and senior research fellow at the School of Global Studies. She has decades of fieldwork experience in Asia as well as Sub-Saharan Africa. Her research focuses on migration and poverty, especially with regard to precarious occupations, migration, labour rights and agency.
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and SlaverySouthern perspectives on development: the missing link in discussions on modern slavery
Isn’t it strange that so few people who are assumed to be ‘modern slaves’ see themselves as such?