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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 1999, the Federal Government presented its 1st "Action Plan to Combat Violence against Women" (API). Its main objectives were, inter alia, to create a model for action, applicable for the...

  • Germany
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

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

Preventing and combating domestic violence is an area that Denmark has focused on for a longer period of time, and most recently in 2014 the Ministry of Children, Gender Equality,...

  • Denmark
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014