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Shih Joo (Siru) is a post-doctoral research fellow with the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, and a researcher with the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre. She is a feminist critical criminologist whose work is interdisciplinary and focuses on gendered labour, migration, regulation, human security, exploitation and criminalisation. In interrogating these intersections and the impacts that labour and immigration structures can have on sustaining exploitation and everyday insecurity for women migrants, her goal is to help create awareness about the need for effective policies that can offer genuine safety and security for marginalised women.
Most recently, she has published on countertrafficking responses in Southeast Asia, looking specifically at the impacts and effectiveness of legal and protection mechanisms for women migrant workers. Shih Joo's current research is focused on the experiences of security and safe work in the everyday home-workplace for female migrant domestic workers.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Research area keywords
- Human Trafficking
- Labour Exploitation and Temporary Migration
- Temporary Migration
- Family Violence
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- 2 Active
11/04/22 → 31/05/23
Migrant and Refugee Women’s Attitudes, Experiences and Responses to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
4/03/22 → 3/06/24
Gendered Labour, Everyday Security and Migration: An Examination of Domestic Work and Domestic Workers’ Experiences in Singapore and Hong KongTan, S. J., 2023, 1st ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge. 228 p. (Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizinship)
Research output: Book/Report › Book › Research › peer-review
Women migrant workers and counter-trafficking responses in Association of Southeast Asian Nations: the enduring challenge of safety and securitySegrave, M. & Tan, S. J., 1 Dec 2021, In: Journal of Criminology. 54, 4, p. 466-481 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Tan, S. & Segrave, M., 2020, The Palgrave International Handbook of Human Trafficking. Winterdyk, J. & Jones, J. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, Vol. 2. p. 917-934 18 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Research › peer-review
Yap, A. & Tan, S. J., 18 May 2020, In: International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy. 9, 2, p. 133-151 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile