18 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

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

Since 2001, several studies have been conducted to dwell into the essence, causes, consequences and possible solutions of domestic violence. As a conclusion, it is now accepted more widely...

  • Estonia
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

On 28 August 2005, the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Interior of the Republic of Estonia signed the Laulasmaa declaration and as human trafficking is an important source of illegal...

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

Sexual offences against children is one of the priority issues in Estonian criminal policy since august 2005, when ministers of Interior and Justice stated this to be one of the most...

  • Estonia
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014