Anti-Trafficking Review

Anti-Trafficking Review explores trafficking in the broader context of gender, labour, and migration. It is published by The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) and seeks to be a space for dialogue between academics, practitioners, trafficked persons and advocates. The journal successfully combines its activist foundation with the academic integrity of other journals in the field. Each issue is devoted to a specific theme and submissions but therefore respond to a call for papers, which is published on the journal web site about six months before the submission deadline.

How established is it?

Anti-Trafficking Review is 11 years old (launched in 2012) and is published by Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women. The journal publishes about 20 articles per year (estimated by Google Scholar). It is included in 3 of the databases used for compiling the PRIO Guide to Migration Journals (DOAJ, Google Scholar Metrics, and Web of Science Core Collection).

How much are the articles cited?

The proportion of articles in Anti-Trafficking Review that are cited at least once within a few years of publication is much higher than average for journals included in the guide. The average number of citations to each article is unknown (because the journal is not covered by "Scimago).

What are the options for open access?

Anti-Trafficking Review is a diamond open-access journal, meaning that every article is free for all to read and authors are not required to pay any fee. The publication costs are instead covered by supporting institutions.

How long are the articles?

Anti-Trafficking Review invites articles of 5000 to 7000 words. For more information about submissions and access to past articles, see the journal's web site.

Examples of articles in Anti-Trafficking Review

Brunovskis and Skilbrei (2016)
Two birds with one stone? Implications of conditional assistance in victim protection and prosecution of traffickers
Cojocaru (2016)
My experience is mine to tell: challenging the abolitionist victimhood framework
Gallagher (2017)
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