How ‘evidence-based’ anti-trafficking campaigns make facts and mismeasure freedom
Sensational, sexualised imagery is often held up as the greatest sin of anti-trafficking awareness campaigns, but...
The sadism of anti-trafficking and the erasure of racial slavery
This debate has failed to engage with the enduring structure of racial slavery. As representations of African...
The wastefulness of human trafficking awareness campaigns
There is no evidence that public awareness campaigns help victims of human trafficking. Instead of continuing to...
Cutting corners to make a compelling story: trafficking awareness campaigns as fake news and alternative facts
Anti-trafficking awareness campaigns share many features with fake news and alternative facts. While the latter are...
Beyond parachutes and self-appointed saviours: grounding campaigns against human trafficking in lived experiences
Public awareness campaigns targeting human trafficking can be messy and imperfect, but we also see positive examples...
More than catch phrases and click bait: mutual learning as a tactic for combating the exploitation of migrants
Anti-trafficking campaigns are more concerned with generating clicks than with taking effective action against...
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