Language, Migration and Trafficking: Marie Merklinger and Anna Zobnina

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Episode notes

Anna Zobnina is the executive director of the European Network of Migrant Women. Born in St.Petersburg, Russia, Anna has over 15 years of experience in the area of feminist analysis of male violence & discrimination against women and girls, sexual and reproductive exploitation, EU and international human rights policy work, research, training and advocacy, women’s empowerment, with a specific focus on migrant and refugee women.In this episode Anna Zobnina is in conversation with Marie Merklinger, a German survivor of prostitution and activist of SPACE INTERNATIONAL.

The two women talk about the connection between migration and trafficking and how these phenomena are deeply connected. They also go deeper into the conversation discussing how the way we use language affects the laws: Should we separate the words “trafficking” and “prostit ... 

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