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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.
  • European Union
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Slovakia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Research
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2016

In 1997 the Federal Government set up the Working Group (WG) on Trafficking in Women. In 2013 the WG changed its name to WG trafficking in persons, to reflect the broadened scope of its...

  • Germany
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • National policy
  • 2014

At all times, young persons committed offences more often than adults which is mainly because they have not concluded the development of their personality and often do not sufficiently...

  • Germany
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014

In Denmark, prostitution among adults has not been criminalized neither as buyer nor seller of sex. It is, however, illegal to act as a pimp, making a profit of other peoples prostitution....

  • Denmark
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • National policy
  • 2014

Because crime is primarily a youth phenomenon, and because people under the age of 24 are overrepresented 3 to 1 in the criminal justice system, there is good reason to prevent youth crime.

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  • Denmark
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014