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Does anti-trafficking policy protect against forced labour and exploitation or harm? The ban on migration for domestic work in Ethiopia and Ghana

This post was written by Dr. Priya Deshingkar, Research Director/Senior Research Fellow at the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR).  Domestic workers who number at least 67 million adults worldwide, according to the International Labour Organization, have been in focus

Posted in Anthropology, Economy, Gender, migration, Policy, Rights

Victims or Empowered Citizens: Moving Beyond the Traditional Humanitarian Aid Model

This post was written by Shonali Banerjee, Doctoral Researcher in International Development, University of Sussex.  As global humanitarian crises get broader, more complicated and more urgent, it’s critical to evaluate the current aid models and how they might be improved.

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Posted in Anthropology, International Relations, migration, Rights

Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Climate of Conflict

by Allana Boateng – BA Politics & International Relations, University of Sussex The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD’s) exist in 149 countries and affect over 1 billion people. The WHO has made significant progress in

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Posted in Anthropology, Global Health, migration

Union Revitalisation and Women Workers at the Intersection of Gender and Class

This post is by Hannah Loosley completed the MA in the Social Anthropology of the Global Economy at the University of Sussex in 2017. Women working in care, catering, cleaning, cashier and clerical jobs (the 5 Cs) have long been neglected in trade

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Posted in Anthropology, Economy, Gender

Questioning, and Deepening Our Understanding of, ‘Truth’

Will Hood is the creative mind behind the innovative new audio documentary series, The Glass Bead Game, funded in part by the School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex. A Sussex alum and a seasoned documentary film maker,

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Posted in Anthropology, Climate Change