UCCGS Gates Cambridge International Scholar
Sharmila Parmanand (Philippines)
PhD in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies 2016-17
Critical inquiry into the trafficking in persons discourse in the Philippines
Supervisor: Dr Tomas Larsson
This research will explore the factors that shape anti-trafficking discourse in the Philippines, in particular the dominant depictions of trafficking in the Philippine media and policy-making discourse, the prominent civil society organisations, the impact of US International Development funding and the involvement of Catholic/Christian organisations.