People Smuggling vs Human Trafficking: A Question of Agency?

Human trafficking has become a priority for governments worldwide and while victim-centred responses signal a major step forward in protecting the human rights of trafficking victims, they often reinforce the well-established dichotomy between helpless victim and barbaric exploiter. With examples from the UK and Albania, check out Sasha Jesperson's contribution to Delta 8.7 taking a deeper look at people smuggling vs human trafficking and ideas of victimhood, agency and consent. More here: https://delta87.org/2019/10/people-smuggling-vs-human-trafficking-question-agency/.


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