Are We Catching the Bad Guys?: Do International Human Trafficking Laws Hold Perpetrators Accountable?

By: Kelly McClintock.

Reading a headline about human trafficking has become common, especially via social media. News and social media headlines seem to suggest human trafficking crimes are increasing. Is this really the case? If so, and more importantly, what is being done to catch and prosecute the perpetrators of human trafficking crimes?

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Battle of the Sexes: A Look at the Women's Rights Movement in Bulgaria

Battle of the Sexes: A Look at the Women's Rights Movement in Bulgaria

By: Kelly R. McClintock

Bulgaria, an Eastern European country formerly a part of the Soviet Bloc, did not criminalize domestic violence until 2005.[1] The lack of such basic protection for women symbolized the country’s tolerance, indifference, and even promotion of degradation of women. However, grassroots organizations working with regional and international partners in Bulgaria have made significant strides for women’s rights since 2005. 

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Extraordinary or Expected? Evaluating the Results of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Twenty Years Later

Extraordinary or Expected? Evaluating the Results of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Twenty Years Later

By: Kelly McClintock.

The Cambodian government, led by Hun Sen who has ruled as Prime Minister since 1997, has been met international criticism and condemnation after conclusion of the Kkmer Rouge Tribunal. People are talking about Cambodia again, and it’s not just the indie-film lovers and critics. Can the success or failure of an international criminal war tribunal be measured as a quantifiable result? What about qualitative results?  

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