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Project: Approaching forced marriages as a new form of trafficking in human beings in Europa

project duration
17/11/12 – 16/11/15
abstract
MATRIFOR project aims at studying forced marriages (FM) as a new form of trafficking in human beings in Europe. It will provide more knowledge about its causes, influencing factors and impact on the life and the family of the potential victims. It will analyze which are the main obstacles and difficulties to legally address FM in the participating countries, taking into account the existing studies and comparative research done on the existing legal frameworks in the Member States of the European Union (EU). And it will propose legal and policy measures to prevent and combat FM within the scope of the EU Directive 2011/36/UE on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims. taking into account the results of the project's research and the existing debates on the limits and opportunities of the legal response to FM