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The GNR, through the Special Community Policing Programs, carried out markedly social activities in the field of human rights in order to protect vulnerable citizens, specifically young...

  • Portugal
  • Drugs/alcohol
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Target groups
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2019
This is the Portuguese ECPA entry for 2014. The theme was Trafficking in Human Beings.
  • Portugal
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2014
The National Republican Guard (GNR) recognizes the crimes committed against women, children, elderly people, disabled and other particularly vulnerable victims as some of the most sensitive issues within the framework of criminal investigation. On one hand, these types of crimes are interrelated with the shame felt by the victims, the re-victimization due to police investigations efforts and the special susceptibility of its victims.
  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • General crime prevention
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2015
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
The program is mainly focused on social education in the area of security. The program is not a program about psychoactive substances but a program to prevent their use. The program is implemented by policemen, representatives of poviat sanitary and epidemiological stations, teachers - educators. Students registered for the project participate in a series of 6 thematic meetings. The education concern of knowledge about the effects of using new drugs. Students learn how to be assertive and defend themselves against the pressure of teenagers. The project teaches current legal liability and how to provide first aid to a person who is poisoned by a drug. Each school can take part in the next part of the project. The theater review has been part of the project for 5 years. Each school can present a performance during which it talks about the problems of youth with addiction. The best performance in the region is awarded.
  • Poland
  • Drugs/alcohol
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2019