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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

On 28 August 2005, the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Interior of the Republic of Estonia signed the Laulasmaa declaration and as human trafficking is an important source of illegal...

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

At the beginning of the 1990s there was a growth trafficking in human beings observed in Poland. At present, Poland is not only a country of origin of victims but also a transit country, a...

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