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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

It is stated by the researches that in public men suffer from the violence more often, but women more often suffer from violence in the family. Generally domestic violence in Lithuania is...

  • Lithuania
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

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

Safety from crime is an important part of the overall safe society definition.  In Lithuania the term "feeling of safety" is more common than the term "fear of crime". It combines public...

  • Lithuania
  • General crime prevention
  • 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