Thursday, December 16, 2004

Donna M. Hughes, University of Rhode Island

Donna M. Hughes, Carlson Endowed Chair, University of Rhode Island: "Donna M. Hughes, Ph.D.

Professor & Eleanor M. and Oscar M. Carlson Endowed Chair

Women's Studies Program
University of Rhode Island

Media Credit: Diana Thovmasian


Donna M. Hughes does research and writing on - and for - women's rights. Her topic areas include: violence, slavery, sexual exploitation, Islamic fundamentalism, and women's organized resistance to violence and exploitation. She also works on issues related to women, science and technology.
She is frequently consulted by governments and non-governmental organizations on policy related to women's human rights, particularly on trafficking of women and girls for sexual exploitation.

Her research has been supported by the U.S. State Department, the National Institute of Justice, the National Science Foundation, the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, the International Organization for Migration, the Council of Europe, the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education, University of Rhode Island Foundation, the University of Rhode Island Council for Research, and the University of Bradford, UK.


Trafficking, Slavery, and Sexual Exploitation

Research Reports
Opinion and Analysis Articles
Transcripts and Texts of Speeches

Islamic Fundamentalism and Women's Rights

Violence Against Women and Children

Women, Science and Technology
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Donna M. Hughes
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Phone: 401-874-2757 Fax: 401-874-4527