Tag: helping

Migrant Caravan in Tijuana: Report from a volunteer lawyer

laura agustin , December 4th, 2018


Tijuana is a city in the north of the state of Baja California in Mexico, close to the San Isidro Land Port of Entry, where wikipedia says 20,000…


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Grid girls and the Presidents Club: Women and sexist jobs

laura agustin , April 12th, 2018


In 1995, my friend’s 17-year-old daughter Ermina was looking for work in Santiago, Chile. The obvious job available to her was posing in a short skirt beside cars…


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All that is trafficking is rape, and other emotional excesses

laura agustin , November 1st, 2017


A combination of titillation and outrage characterise public rhetoric about commercial sex, along with a tone of moral indignation suited to crusaders. A policeman in Cornwall has just warned…


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Social-Problem novels and The Three-Headed Dog

laura agustin , May 29th, 2017


I was interviewed in an old pub in Stoke Newington next to a photo-plaque memorialising Writers and Reformers.* I suppose it was by chance, but maybe not. Campaigners…


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Social-Problem novels and The Three-Headed Dog

laura agustin , May 29th, 2017


I was interviewed in an old pub in Stoke Newington next to a photo-plaque memorialising Writers and Reformers.* I suppose it was by chance, but maybe not. Campaigners…


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Worker declines rescue in Magdalen Nabb: Sex work in fiction

laura agustin , May 25th, 2017


Efforts to save migrants and sex workers also appear in ordinary fiction (by which I mean not melodramas produced by moral crusaders) and some authors have a fine-tuned…


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Worker declines rescue in Magdalen Nabb: Sex work in fiction

laura agustin , May 25th, 2017


Efforts to save migrants and sex workers also appear in ordinary fiction (by which I mean not melodramas produced by moral crusaders) and some authors have a fine-tuned…


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Becoming aware of Awareness-Raising as anti-trafficking tactic

laura agustin , January 7th, 2015


My Google Alerts are now full of nonsensical items on behalf of a Trafficking Awareness Month in the USA. I first discovered Awareness Raising when I began to…


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