Category Archives: The Anti-slavery Series

Jan 18 2016

Modern slavery – but let us remember the trafficked

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By Julia Muraszkiewicz* This piece is published as a response to the LSE Human Rights Blog September/October 2015 series on Modern Slavery, and points out some potential complications associated with the widespread use of the term ‘Modern Slavery’.  In March 2015 the UK Modern Slavery … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2015

The Bitter Aftertaste of Sugar

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By Srishti Agnihotri* Sugar is a commodity in high demand all over the world, and sweets are often associated with good tidings and celebration. In the production of this much-coveted substance, however, there are a great deal of labor violations … Continue reading

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Oct 23 2015

Britain’s Immigration System and its Modern-day Slaves

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Helene Cardona is a recent M.Sc. Human Rights student at L.S.E., specializing in gender and international migration. She will begin working with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva next month. Click here for all blog posts in … Continue reading

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Oct 23 2015

Why Does Including Modern Slavery in the S.D.G.s Matter?

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Laura Vidal is a social worker with a masters degree in human rights law and policy. She is currently employed by The Salvation Army Australia’s Freedom Partnership to End Modern Slavery. Click here for all blog posts in this series The Global … Continue reading

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Oct 22 2015

The Aftershocks: Migrant Workers Vulnerable to Exploitation in Post-earthquake Nepal

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Laura McManus is an ethical supply chain consultant specializing in modern slavery in Nepal. She is currently completing research for a joint project with photographer Monica Jane Frisell that examines the lives of Nepali domestic workers. Sam McCormack is a … Continue reading

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Oct 21 2015

Eradicating Institutional Slavery, Past and Present

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Melanie Vasselin is an alumnus of the M.Sc. Human Rights programme at L.S.E., having focused on indigenous peoples’ rights and postcolonial studies. Click here for all blog posts in this series To many people, slavery is a term which brings to … Continue reading

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Oct 20 2015

The Whitemans of Grenada: Illegitimacy and the “Ownership” of Family Members

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Rachel Lang is an administrator and researcher at the Legacies of British Slave-ownership project at University College London. Click here for all blog posts in this series In 2013, I came across a fascinating will which reveals much about the often … Continue reading

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Oct 19 2015

Litigating Emancipation: Legacies of Slavery in the Post-Emancipation United States

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Giuliana Perrone is a historian and postdoctoral fellow at The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia Click here for an introduction to the Anti-Slavery blog series December 2015 marks the 150th anniversary … Continue reading

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Oct 19 2015

The Anti-slavery Series: Perspectives on the Past and Present

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Ethan Geringer-Sameth is a graduate of the M.Sc. Human Rights programme at L.S.E. and the editor of The Anti-slavery Series. Click here for all blog posts in this series Across the street from the Royal Courts of Justice sits the flagship … Continue reading

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