Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #exploitation

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Good morning! Will be tweeting as long as I can last at the #DecrimDC hearing! It’s gonna be a long day and if you want to join in spirit & watch the livestream, link here! #sexwork #rightsnotrescue #housingnothandcuffs video.oct.dc.gov/412/jw.html
No matter what happens, today is HISTORIC and the work of @DecrimNowDC made this happen. @HIPSDC @NJNP_DC @SafeSpacesDC and many other groups are immeasurable. It’s truly a win. This moment is a win.
@councilofdc opens w @charlesallen setting an ask for respect and the necessity of this debate. @JackEvansWard2 gives some history on the issue in DC & approaches to prostitution - all rely on policing, inc “creative solutions” which were considered unconstitutionally harsh
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#HEUNI_Tweetsday Weekly thread on Wednesdays. This month we'll reveal you the key findings from our latest project done w/@SOLWODI, @CIRRIFUGIATI, @JRSizbjeglice, @ENoMW and supported by @EU_Justice
Simple rules: 1❤– 1 finding. 1st topic: #GBV, its consequences & risk factors.
@SOLWODI @CIRRIFUGIATI @JRSizbjeglice @ENoMW @EU_Justice So what are we actually looking into when talking about #GBV against women? Is there any definition? And where to find it? Check out #IstanbulConvention coe.int/en/web/istanbu… #VAW #HumanRights #ViolenceAgainstWomen
@SOLWODI @CIRRIFUGIATI @JRSizbjeglice @ENoMW @EU_Justice #Refugee women have different backgrounds including different personal qualities, family situations, levels of education and professions. Refugee women do not form a homogenous group, and they definitely should not be seen as uninformed #victims.
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When survivors come forward, it is difficult and sensitive, and the way media covers, and we talk about, Demi Moore's experience is important.

Familial trafficking is rampant and sometimes the hardest trafficking to detect. #humantrafficking #csec #ChildTrafficking
At least 41% of people recruited into #trafficking are recruited by their family members according to @UNmigration. Their data shows that the majority age of the children exploited in this way are between 15-17, Demi’s age at the time of her #exploitation.
Familial sex trafficking of minors involves traffickers giving offenders sexual access to victims (in person or via child pornography) in exchange for drugs, money, or something else of value.
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Fraser contends with liberal feminism’s troubling convergence with #capitalism, and the ways in which #feminism can provide a veneer of liberation for a system of relentless #exploitation@DissentMagdissentmagazine.org/article/nancy-…
The gendered separation of #social reproduction from #economic production constitutes the principal institutional basis for women’s subordination in #capitalist societies.
When a society simultaneously withdraws public support for social reproduction and conscripts the chief providers of it into long and grueling hours of paid work, it depletes the very social capacities on which it depends. The result is a “crisis of care”
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Ah, the #EuropeanParliamentElection knocks at the door! Let’s see who is #campaigning for what…In #Italy, a #rightwingcoalition calls for a #guaranteedincome, #largerpensions, and resistance to the heavy-handed #austerityprograms enforced by the #EuropeanUnion.
In #France, some #rightwinggroups champion #fight against #climatechange, decry #exploitation of #foreignworkers, growing #economicinequality. What about the #centerright and #centerleft parties? #Polls show they will lose their #majority, and the Euroskeptics bag 30+% of seats.
However, #Euroskeptic, like #populist, is a term that obscures more than it reveals. #Spain’s leftist #Podemos isn’t likely to break bread with #Italy’s rightist #NorthernLeague-#M5S, but both are considered #Euroskeptic. Some are really #wolves but wear #sheepskins.
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[2015] Hidden America: Chilling New Look at Sex #Trafficking in the US

ABC's Diane Sawyer reports on the danger of vulnerable young women falling victim to prostitution rings

#BuildTheWall #FundTheWall

via @YouTube
should the Warok become involved with a woman, he can lose his abilities forever. To preserve their powers, Waroks employ young boys who learn to keep house, dance and anything else that's demanded of them, including providing sexual favours.
At 11 years old, they're getting pregnant': the women smashing Catholic taboos in the Philippines

#waitwhat
#thegreatawakening

via @YouTube
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I have been thinking quite a bit about the issues raised by the BMJ article below (& others) and the language of #commercialdeterminantsofhealth or #CDoH
It is so important that #socialscientists , including #anthropologists participate in these conversations
It is so important that we think about the role of #industry interests in shaping #health & #socialscientists can help frame these conversations in broader terms
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THREAD: The last week has once again proven to me why the problems in #Qatar are so completely avoidable. I am not going to mention the name of the company as don’t want to jeopardize efforts to provide relief and resolution. #exploitation
For more than a year close to 900 workers of a single company have not been paid regularly, & over the last 7 months not at all.
#qatar
This year there have been 2 deaths in the camps. ‘Heart attacks’. Two young men from Bangladesh and Nepal. The second death broke their spirit, as the worker was not taken to the hospital despite reporting discomfort. He died overnight. The entire group stopped working. #qatar
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