The Modern-Day White (Wo)Man’s Burden: Trends in Anti-Trafficking and Anti-Slavery Campaigns

@article{Kempadoo2015TheMW,
  title={The Modern-Day White (Wo)Man’s Burden: Trends in Anti-Trafficking and Anti-Slavery Campaigns},
  author={Kamala Kempadoo},
  journal={Journal of Human Trafficking},
  year={2015},
  volume={1},
  pages={20 - 8}
}
  • K. Kempadoo
  • Published 2 January 2015
  • History
  • Journal of Human Trafficking
In the early 1990s, the debate on human trafficking was restricted to a handful of feminists and revolved around establishing “the trafficking of women” as a case of labor migration or one of “female sexual slavery.” Two decades later, the debate is more complicated and widespread, yet within the proliferation of attention, a convergence among some of the most vocal and visible campaigns is discernible. This article takes up three prominent campaigns that dominate contemporary debates… 

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