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Marija Jovanovic

Marija Jovanovic

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), University of Essex
Marija Jovanović is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the Essex Law School and Human Rights Centre. Her research focuses on modern slavery and the way this phenomenon interacts with different legal regimes, such as human rights law, criminal law, labour law, immigration law, international trade law, and business regulation. She is the author of State Responsibility for ‘Modern Slavery’ in Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2023). Marija holds DPhil, MPhil, and Magister Juris degrees from the University of Oxford, and a law degree from Serbia. She previously held a Postdoctoral Fellowship in ASEAN Law and Policy at the National University of Singapore, and worked as a Lecturer at the University of Kragujevac and University of Belgrade. Dr Jovanović is currently leading a research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre, which investigates the experiences of modern slavery survivors in the UK prisons.

We don't know how many victims of modern slavery are in prison – why that's a problem

Dec 01, 2023 02:57 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

Modern slavery affects an estimated 120,000 people in the UK. Under international law, countries must identify and protect survivors, while prosecuting and punishing those who traffic and exploit them. Courts in England...

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