12 results
Complex (social, psychological, legal) help for women and their family members, networking with relevant institutions. The main target group of the Project is women who suffered domestic violence
  • Lithuania
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2007
Student Intervention Points for Victims of Family Violence and Minor Members of Families Threatened by Social Pathology.
  • Poland
  • Other violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Intermediaries
  • Youth
  • Victims
  • 2007
The Harrow Sanctuary Scheme is a victim centred initiative, which makes it possible for victims of domestic violence to voluntarily remain in their homes and feel safe, without fear of attack. The main feature of this pioneering scheme is the creation of a sanctuary or safe room within the house, which enables the occupier to retreat to a place of safety to await the arrival of the police and other emergency services.
  • United Kingdom
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Victims
  • 2007
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
The main goal of the Project is the creation of a robust legal framework that will ensure the protection of the rights of victims of GBV and domestic violence. The Project also envisage supporting the institutions providing social help and police protection in strengthening their administrative capacity and tools in handling cases of GBV and DV.
  • Bulgaria
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • Victims
  • 2016