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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

Lithuania faces international and domestic trafficking in human beings cases for sexual and labour exploitation. It is much affected by social, economic and legal differences among countries...

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

According to Lithuanian penal law, the robbery is particular major crime described as unlawful activity against property belonging to other person by use of violence or threats.

This crime...

  • Lithuania
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • National policy
  • 2014

Vehicle crime was quite significant problem in Lithuania during years 1999-2004. Since that period a number of crimes have been constantly decreasing.

The policy aimed to tackle the problem...

  • Lithuania
  • Organised property crime
  • Car theft
  • National policy
  • 2014