5 results
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

Under Estonian law, THB is defined in § 133 of the Penal Code as follows: § 133. Trafficking in human beings (1) Placing a person in a situation where he or she is forced to work under...

  • Estonia
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

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

According to Estonian penal law, the robbery is particular major crime described as unlawful activity against property belonging to other person by use of violence or threats.

This crime...

  • Estonia
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • National policy
  • 2014

Sexual offences against children is one of the priority issues in Estonian criminal policy since august 2005, when ministers of Interior and Justice stated this to be one of the most...

  • Estonia
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014