Category: Human Trafficking

Psychological Coercion in Human Trafficking Laws

The role of psychological coercion within human trafficking was codified in the Trafficking Victims Prevention Act (TVPA). Hosts Seth Daire and JJ Janflone give an overview of anti-slavery legislation leading to the TVPA and explain why coercion can be hard to prove. JJ also talks about Colorado House Bill 1072

Psychological Abuse is Inherent to Human Trafficking

Nonphysical abuse through psychological and emotional means is an integral component of trafficking and slave-like practices. Hosts Seth Daire and JJ Janflone discuss Seth’s unpublished paper on the topic that ties together psychological coercive methods used in trafficking, torture, and domestic abuse. The loss of control and identity that can

LGBTQ People and Human Trafficking

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and queer people are among those trafficked for sex and labor. Hosts JJ Janflone and Seth Daire discuss how they can be vulnerable to trafficking and ways to address the needs of LGBTQ people. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android

Saudi Arabia and Human Trafficking

Hosts Seth Daire and JJ Janflone examine human trafficking in Saudi Arabia, including how the kafala system has been abused to keep migrant women in situations of domestic servitude. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSS