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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

Since 2001, several studies have been conducted to dwell into the essence, causes, consequences and possible solutions of domestic violence. As a conclusion, it is now accepted more widely...

  • Estonia
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

On 28 August 2005, the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Interior of the Republic of Estonia signed the Laulasmaa declaration and as human trafficking is an important source of illegal...

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

The main document on criminal policy in Estonia is "Guidelines for Development of Criminal Policy until 2018” (Resolution of the Riigikogu [Parliament] of 9.06.2010)"

There are no...

  • Estonia
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014

According to Estonian 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...

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