No 3 (2014)

Following the Money: Spending on Anti-Trafficking

Guest Editor: Mike Dottridge

Issue 3 of the Anti-Trafficking Review focuses on money trails in the anti-trafficking sector, and is the first of its kind as to date there has been no research on how much is spent combating the human rights abuses that amount to human trafficking. This themed issue looks at money trails that reveal how anti-trafficking money has changed the world for the better or for worse.

Trafficked persons do not always benefit from money flows aimed in their direction, or indeed may suffer as a result of anti-trafficking spending. In addition, politics behind anti-trafficking money abound, and recipient organisations wonder whether they should take ‘tied’ funds or funds with ideological, geographical or other restrictions. In recent years governments have rushed to spend money on a range of poorly designed initiatives in the hope of avoiding or moving out of a low ranking in the US government's yearly Trafficking in Persons Report.

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Table of Contents


Mike Dottridge
Kiril Sharapov
Victoria Ijeoma Nwogu
Rebecca Surtees, Fabrice de Kerchove
Alison Clancey, Noushin Khushrushahi, Julie Ham
Suzanne Hoff
Martina Ucnikova
Randy Newcomb
Matt Friedman
Vincent Tournecuillert
Nisha Varia
Nina Ilona Ellinger, Seeta Sharma