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On SAGE Insight: The Impact of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 on Trends in Federal Sex Trafficking Cases

From Criminal Justice Policy Review Trafficking of individuals for forced labor and illegal sexual activity is a serious crime that has received increasing attention in recent years from the media, victim advocacy groups, policymakers, and law-enforcement officials. Attention has been … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence

Article title: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Exploration of the Process and Limitations of Its Influence From Violence against women Worldwide, in 2010, an estimated 30% of women ages 15 and … Continue reading

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Why women’s domestic violence refuges are not local services

From Critical Social Policy This article presents findings of a research project, quantifying, mapping and conceptualizing the journeys women make to escape domestic violence; journeys that often include accessing a women’s refuge. This analysis has highlighted that women stay put … Continue reading

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Violence in indoor and outdoor prostitution venues

From Violence Against Women This article dispels the assumption that indoor prostitution activities in places such as brothels and massage parlors are safer than those conducted on the streets. The research argues against the depiction of indoor activities as harmless, … Continue reading

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