Barracks and Brothels: Peacekeepers and Human Trafficking in the Balkans
This report examines the links between international peacekeeping operations in Bosnia and Kosovo and the trafficking of women and girls following the deployments of those peacekeepers. The report details and provides evidence that, although trafficking in persons negatively shapes the security environment of post-conflict regions both directly and indirectly, the way in which peacekeepers and those supporting them have perceived trafficking has inhibited their ability to respond to the problem. February 2005.
Sarah Mendelson published this op-ed on contractors, their role in human trafficking, and government failures to fully address this problem. San Francisco Chronicle. November 12, 2007.
A Canadian solution to a peacekeeping sex scandal (pdf)
Sarah Mendelson calls on Canada to support the implementation of NATO anti-human trafficking measures in this article, which ran on the eve of NATO’s decision to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on human trafficking. Globe and Mail (Canada). May 27, 2004.