In short, the project was coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Interior and conducted under the European Union programme “Prevention of and Fight against Crime”. The project team developed the concept “exploitative sham marriage” in order to describe the phenomenon studied. Each partner conducted a national research which was coordinated and led by HEUNI. Primarily qualitative data was collected, such as expert and victim interviews in combination with case descriptions from NGOS and embassies. Also statistical information and pre-trial investigation and court material were utilised. The report is written for a large variety of experts and professionals working in the field of anti-trafficking.
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- European Union
- Trafficking in human beings
- National policy
The concrete aim of the project was to make sure that the end of school year weekend would go without problems, be safe and violence free as well as to prevent similar events as took place in 2001.
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- Youth crime
The main objective of KiVa is to help schools to prevent peer-to-peer bullying, to provide school personnel effective strategies to intervene in it and consequently, to increase school well-being more widely.
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Icehearts is not considered as a diversion from or alternative to time spend in criminal activity. Rather, sport is used as a means of establishing relationships with at-risk children and their families. The programme also aims at preventing circumstances that would lead to the taking of the child into custody by the child welfare authorities. Other objectives are to decrease inequality, prevent truancy and drop-outs, help ensure a peaceful and orderly school environment.
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The Finnish Government adopted a national crime prevention programme called “Working Together for Safer and More Secure Communities ” in 2016. The National Crime Prevention Programme was...
- National crime prevention strategy