17 results
Project IUNO — awareness-raising and information on domestic and sexual violence was developed by the Portuguese Association for Victim Support.
  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2007
This program aims to ensure protection and security to victims of domestic violence and decrease their risk of revictimisation.
  • Portugal
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2012
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
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