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Victims And Villains: Anti-Trafficking Movement Urged To Tackle Racial Bias

Victims And Villains: Anti-Trafficking Movement Urged To Tackle Racial Bias

  Global protests about racism and police brutality should act as a wake-up call to the anti-human trafficking movement over the approach of law enforcement, treatment of Black victims and a lack of racial diversity, academics and activists said.   The legacy of ‘white slave traffic’ – a century-old Western narrative portraying white women as […]

Black Arab Women Tackle Racist Beauty Ideals And Stereotypes

Black Arab Women Tackle Racist Beauty Ideals And Stereotypes

Black Arab women are drawing inspiration from global anti-racism protests to fight back against long-standing discrimination and Middle Eastern beauty standards that favour light skin and straight hair. Black Arabs in the Middle East and North Africa, who descend from sub-Saharan Africans, suffer social marginalisation and unequal job prospects and are often subjected to racist […]