Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 32018
Glorification Trap in Combating Human Trafficking in Indonesia: An Application of Three-Dimensional Model of Anti-Trafficking Policy
Abstract:This paper discusses the risk of glorification trap in combating human trafficking, as it is shown in the case of Indonesia. Based on a research on Indonesian combat against trafficking in 2017-2018, this paper shows the tendency of misinterpretation and misapplication of the Indonesian anti-trafficking law into misusing the law for glorification, to create an image of certain extent of achievement in combating human trafficking. The objective of this paper is to explain the persistent occurrence of human trafficking crimes despite the significant progress of anti-trafficking efforts of Indonesian government. The research was conducted in 2017-2018 by qualitative approach through observation, depth interviews, discourse analysis, and document study, applying the three-dimensional model for analyzing human trafficking in the source country. This paper argues that the drive for glorification of achievement in the combat against trafficking has trapped Indonesian government in the loop of misinterpretation, misapplication, and misuse of the anti-trafficking law. In return, the so-called crime against humanity remains high and tends to increase in Indonesia.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3298783Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 752
 UNICEF, Factsheet on Sexual Exploitation and Children Trafficking, https://www.unicef.org/indonesia/Factsheet_CSEC_trafficking_Indonesia.pdf, accessed on 17 February 2019.
 Sindonews, 25 August 2015. “Korban perdagangan manusia di Indonesia capai 1 juta per tahun”. Retrieved from https://nasional.sindonews.com/read/1036327/15/korban-human-trafficking-di-indonesia-capai-1-juta-per-tahun-1440387040, accessed on January 30, 2019.
 Laczko, F., and E. Gozdziac (eds.). “Data and research on human trafficking: a global survey”. Offprint of the special issue of International Migration, Vol. 43 (1/2), 2005.
 Laczko, F., and M. Gramegna. “Developing better indicators of human trafficking”. Brown Journal of World Affairs, X (1). 2003.
 US Department of State. Trafficking in Persons Report 2018. Retrieved from https://id.usembassy.gov/id/our-relationship-id/official-reports-id/laporan-tahunan-perdagangan-orang-2018/ accessed on 15 February 2019.
 Subono, N.I., and M. Kosandi. “Problems in the combating human trafficking: lessons from Indonesia”. ICRBS 2018 Proceeding. ICRBS Barcelona 7-9 December 2018.
 Lobasz, J.K. Constructing human trafficking: Evangelicals, Feminists, and an unexpected alliance. Palgrave-MacMillan, 2019.
 Krieg, Sarah H. "Trafficking in human beings: The EU approach between border control, law enforcement and human rights." European Law Journal 15.6 (2009): 775-790.
 Rusev, A. “Human trafficking, border security and related corruption in the EU”. Migration and Security Sector Paper Series, DCAF, Brussels, October 2013.
 Morehouse, C. Combating human trafficking: Policy gaps and hidden political agendas in the USA and Germany. VS Research, 2009.
 Kosandi, M., N.I. Subono, V. Susanti, and E. Kartini. “Combating human trafficking in the source country: Institutional, Socio-cultural, and process analysis of trafficking in Indonesia”. In 1st International Conference on Administrative Science, Policy and Governance Studies (ICAS-PGS 2017). Atlantis Press, 2017. The paper can also be retrieved from https://www.atlantis-press.com/proceedings/icaspgs-icbap-17/25887462, last accessed on 17 February 2019.
 Koran Jakarta, 20 February 2018. “Tingkatkan Perlindungan Pekerja Migran”. Retrieved from http://www.koran-jakarta.com/tingkatkan-perlindungan-pekerja-migran/, acceessedn on February 5, 2019.
 Tempo online, 27 Maret 2018, “Perang Melawan Perdagangan Orang” (War against Human Trafficking), retrieved from https://kolom.tempo.co/read/1073574/perang-melawan-perdagangan-manusia/full&view=ok, accessed on February 13, 2019.
 Kim, K., and G. Chang, “Reconceptualizing Approaches to Human Trafficking: New Directions and Perspectives from the Field(s)”. Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, No. 3, 2007.