Jane A. Margold

Anthropologist and Activist


Jane A. Margold is an anthropologist and activist who has written extensively about violence against women in the context of factory work in the Philippines and transnational labor migration. As a member of GABRIELA Network and a founding member of the Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition, her research and advocacy now focus upon forms of coerced migration, such as the trafficking of women to the United States for sexual and labor exploitation.

Featured Work

NOV 19, 2003 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2 No. 10 (Fall 2003): Violence Against Women: Online Exclusives: Women, Violence, and the Reinvolvement of the U.S. Military in the Philippines

The Visiting Forces Agreement, allowing U.S. military personnel access in 22 ports and bases, marked a return to the abuses that women’s ...