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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

On 17 October 2016, the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., launched the Second National Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Human Trafficking in Ireland...

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

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

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

On Wednesday 20 January 2016 Ms. Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality, launched the Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and gender-based Violence 2016 - 2021...

  • Ireland
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014