Labour Exploitation and Unlawful/Irregular Migration,
Family Violence and migration
Policing and Victims of Crime
Women and Imprisonment
Marie is a criminologist whose work into human trafficking, migrant labour exploitation, women prisoners and policing challenges the assumptions that drive legislation and policy in Australia and internationally.
Marie’s research focuses on the intersection of regulation, exploitation and vulnerability. Her goal is to raise awareness and to help create more effective policies that have better outcomes for individuals and for society in general. She is committed to research that brings together many stakeholders and that seeks to focus on the broad impact of policy and regulatory process.
She leads the Trafficking and Labour Exploitation research agenda at The Border Crossing Observatory, is a member of the Monash Gender and Family Violence team and is co-founder of the Imprisonment Observatory.
Marie Segrave's Articles
Visas, the virus, and family separation
Migrant visa holders have for years been feeling the pain of family separation that many of us are now experiencing in isolation.
Where to for women on temporary visas?
The urgency of the risks and issues facing women on temporary visas is dangerously heightened by COVID-19.
A glaring gap in Australia's migration system is failing victims of gendered violence.
Dowry abuse: a growing problem in Australia
To address it, dowry abuse first needs to be recognised as a key form of economic abuse within the broader framework of domestic and family violence.
Australia’s Modern Slavery Act: an explainer
The new law means large organisations will need to report annually on their efforts to address the risk of exploitation in their supply chains.
Episode 7: Exposing modern slavery
Slavery is happening today. How do we stop the exploitation of people globally?