9 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
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
This project aims to reduce the risk of juvenile crime by using creative methods and reinforcing schools’ and other educational organizations’ ability to solve problems through developing adolescents’ social and psychological skills.
  • Lithuania
  • Drugs/alcohol
  • Other violence
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2011
Never Hit a Child is a media campaign to change the attitudes of parents and general population against disciplinary violence towards children (also called “corporal punishment”).
  • Finland
  • Domestic violence
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Campaign
  • Offenders
  • 2007
Icehearts is not considered as a diversion from or alternative to time spend in criminal activity. Rather, sport is used as a means of establishing relationships with at-risk children and their families. The programme also aims at preventing circumstances that would lead to the taking of the child into custody by the child welfare authorities. Other objectives are to decrease inequality, prevent truancy and drop-outs, help ensure a peaceful and orderly school environment.
  • Finland
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2011