Dr. Biljana Meshkovska
Dr. Biljana Meshkovska is a researcher at UNU-MERIT's Migration Research and Development Group. Her topics of interest are human trafficking, sex work and recovery and (re) integration processes of trafficked persons. Her particular focus is on women who have been trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation in Europe. Through her research she has looked at issues such as the influence of criminal trials against traffickers on the (re) integration processes of survivors, as well as the stigmatisation of sex work, sex workers and trafficked persons.
She has been a lecturer on the topic of human trafficking, as well as a tutor for online courses: 'Introduction to Governance in Theory and Practice’ and ‘Introduction to Political Science’.