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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
Preventing human trafficking and sham marriages: A multidisciplinary solution, HESTIA.
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2015

Toolbox 6 - Trafficking in human beings within the EU policies & practices

Trafficking in human beings is a phenomenon which is discussed in many international agencies and institutions. As a consequence, it can be said that there already exists an extensive...

  • European Union
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Research
  • Toolbox
  • EUCPN Output
  • 2015
The project is addressed mostly to Polish citizens as another awareness raising project directed at foreign nationals was carried out by International Organization for Migration in partnership with the Ministry of the Interior. The objectives of the project will result in the implementation of tasks envisaged in the National Action Plan against Trafficking in Human Beings for 2013-2015.
  • Poland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2016
Regarding Trafficking in Human Beings (THB) cases, secondary victimization can occur by either attitude or action of the authorities that intervene in the process. Signs of doubt about the narrative of the victims, devaluating the facts referred by them or showing lack of attention and understanding about the traumas they have suffered, can make the victims feel abandoned, which in turn increases their unease, insecurity and results in secondary victimization.
  • Portugal
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2015