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Professor breaks ground with journal on sexual violence and exploitation
The Good 5 Cent Cigar (2017)
  • Joseph Essig, University of Rhode Island
  • Donna M. Hughes, Dr.
In December 2016, Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies Donna M. Hughes published the inaugural issue of the journal Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence as editor-in-chief. Just a few months ago, in January, Dignity released its second issue. Professor Hughes has been working on issues related to sexual violence and exploitation, such as human trafficking since the 1980s. She saw an opening in the field for a journal about the particular work that she has been doing for so long. “There is no other scholarly journal that addresses sexual exploitation and violence and has an editorial position against forms of exploitation and violence,” Hughes said.
  • dignity,
  • journal,
  • violence against women,
  • human trafficking,
  • sexual exploitation,
  • domestic violence,
  • human rights,
  • women's studies,
  • women's rights,
  • slavery
Publication Date
April 14, 2017
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Joseph Essig and Donna M. Hughes. "Professor breaks ground with journal on sexual violence and exploitation" The Good 5 Cent Cigar (2017)
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