- International law
- Human trafficking
- Modern slavery
Jean is the leading legal scholar on issues of human trafficking and modern slavery, and special adviser to Anti-Slavery International, the world's oldest international human rights organisation. He's also Professor of International Law with the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE) at the University of Hull, UK, and holds a doctorate from the Graduate Institute for International Studies, University of Geneva.
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Jean Allain's Articles
Unmasking slavery's hidden face
A landmark sex workers' court case in Melbourne led to the establishment of a modern legal definition of slavery in international law.
Exposing modern slavery
Slavery is happening today, under our noses. About 40.3 million people are enduring some form of oppression. How do we stop the exploitation of people globally?