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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

Lithuania faces international and domestic trafficking in human beings cases for sexual and labour exploitation. It is much affected by social, economic and legal differences among countries...

  • Lithuania
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • National policy
  • 2014

At the beginning of the 1990s there was a growth trafficking in human beings observed in Poland. At present, Poland is not only a country of origin of victims but also a transit country, a...

  • Poland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • National policy
  • 2014

One of the most important tasks of the police consists in preventing violence and to ensure that individuals can lead a life without being afraid of assaults. Established in 1997, the Anti...

  • Austria
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Domestic violence is a global problem that tortures and maims physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations denying women...

  • Bulgaria
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014