6 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
In order to give the problem of domestic violence in Limburg priority on the agenda and to make the collaboration between the police, justice and assistance sectors as well as make the way of acting more effective and efficient, with the support of the Province of Limburg, the University of Hasselt and the Catholic University of Leuven, the "Provinciale Denktank Intrafamiliaal Geweld" (Provincial Think Tank Domestic Violence) was set up.
  • Belgium
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Victims
  • 2007
Complex (social, psychological, legal) help for women and their family members, networking with relevant institutions. The main target group of the Project is women who suffered domestic violence
  • Lithuania
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2007
Student Intervention Points for Victims of Family Violence and Minor Members of Families Threatened by Social Pathology.
  • Poland
  • Other violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Intermediaries
  • Youth
  • Victims
  • 2007
The objectives of this project are fivefold: 1. to improve police preventive action on gender-based violence; 2. to increase efficiency in the protection of victims against any aggression, by monitoring the implementation of the judicial measures that have been adopted; 3. to ensure an immediate police response to victims by assigning a personal officer to each of them; 4. to foster and develop prevention and self-protection measures among victims against violent behaviour; and 5. to build confidence among victims that encourage them to report to the police any kind of criminal conduct concerning gender-based violence that they are suffering.
  • Spain
  • Community-oriented policing
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2012