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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
  • Policy
  • 2016

Violence against women is a serious problem, impacting upon the whole of society. According to statistics of the Presidium of Police Force of Slovak Republic women represented 76.5 % of all...

  • Slovakia
  • Domestic violence
  • Policy
  • 2014

Within the meaning of the Slovak Criminal Act the criminal act of robbery, the characteristics of which are referred to in section 188, is considered to have taken place if the offender used...

  • Slovakia
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • Policy
  • 2014

In Slovak Republic there is not a separate action plan for prevention and elimination of sexual crimes. This issue is partially covered in other action plans and programs: 

  • Slovakia
  • Sexual violence
  • Policy
  • 2014

VEHICLE CRIME

Criminality of car stealing after 1989 has become the focus of attention not only of the police, criminologists and investigators, but also the entire society and almost all...

  • Slovakia
  • Organised property crime
  • Car theft
  • Policy
  • 2014