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About This Journal

Dignity: A journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence is an online, open access, non-profit journal that started publication in 2016. The journal is hosted on Digital Commons at the University of Rhode Island.

The Editorial Board is the publisher of the journal. The board consists of a diverse group of internationally known academics, professionals, practitioners, and advocates, who are experts in the areas related to sexual exploitation, violence and slavery.

Published articles are openly and freely available to the public. The editorial board is dedicated to creating an open environment for learning and discussion on these important issues with the goal of creating significant reductions in these types of harm. Anyone can download and share the articles published in this journal.

There is no fee or processing charge to authors for submitting or publishing in this journal.

The ISSN for Dignity is 2472-4181. The Editor and the University of Rhode Island have submitted applications for doi's (Digital Object Identifiers) to uniquely identify each electronically published academic article.

Upon publication of the first issue, the Editor and the University of Rhode Island will register with the Directory of Open Access Journals, an online directory of high quality, open-access, peer-reviewed journals, and other appropriate indexes of academic, peer-reviewed publications.

The first year of publication is being supported by the University of Rhode Island’s Council for Research.

Inquiries can be sent to dignityjournal@gmail.com.