DSP3300 Forced Migration & Human Trafficking

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Olivia Owusu-Boakyewaah

Course Description:

Introduction to the diverse issues related to forced migration and human trafficking. It examines contemporary manifestations, focusing in particular on chattel slavery, religious slavery, domestic servitude, bonded labor/debt bondage, forced prostitution and sexual slavery, early and forced marriages, forced labor and human trafficking. Students will discuss how to fight against these exploitative practices.

How This Course Benefits Students:

This course is intended for students with specific research interests in these areas force migration and human trafficking. It is also intended for people of civil society organizations and governmental organizations involved in forced migration and human rights issues, including human trafficking and smuggling, protection of refugees and stateless persons, immigration, protection of internally displaced persons.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course is essential because it will prepare students for to serve as human right advocates on causes of forced migration and human trafficking. Student will be prepared to support law and regulations against this social problem.