Freeloaders, blackmailers and lost souls: rescued sex trafficking survivors in the hands of the assistance
Women rescued from traumatic experiences need empathy and emotional support. Too often, what they receive instead is...
Modern Vietnamese slaves in the UK: are raid and rescue operations appropriate?
The arbitrary and controversial categorisation of people as modern slaves in need of rescue does not reflect the...
Rescued from rights: the misogyny of anti-trafficking
For some sex workers subjected to forced ‘rescue’, the line between care and harm is very thin. What...
Using an intersectional approach to raid and rescue
Raid and rescue relies on a simplistic understanding of violence and vulnerability. If we are serious about ending...
Interview: forced rescue and humanitarian trafficking
Many anti-trafficking oragnisations prioritise donor preferences over actually improving the lives of 'vitcims'.
Critical reflections on raid and rescue operations in New Delhi
Accompanying a raid and rescue operation poses difficult questions for those involved, pushing the boundaries...
Beyond ‘raid and rescue’: time to acknowledge the damage being done
Raid and rescue operations are widely portrayed as heroic efforts to save the innocent from the evil. But, as this...
Tell Priti Patel: Stop your attack on journalistic freedom
Journalists who share leaks of official information should not face life imprisonment for doing their job