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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

Human trafficking is defined in the Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act 2008 which specifically prohibits trafficking for sexual and labour exploitation, including forced labour in persons,...

  • Ireland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

The effect of declaring a substance controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (as amended), either in the Schedule to the Act or by Government Order, is to make it an offence to possess...

  • Ireland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Policy
  • National policy
  • 2019

On 17 October 2016, the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., launched the Second National Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Human Trafficking in Ireland....

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

Operation Thor, which was launched by An Garda Síochána (Irish Police Service) on 2 November 2015, is a multi-stranded national operation which entails a broad range of activities to tackle...

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