Different projects are carried out either independently or in cooperation with other institutions and individual experts. HEUNI often works as a partner in projects coordinated by other agencies. The projects are mainly financed from external sources. These include, for example, the UNODC, the European Commission, Council of Europe, and domestic sources.
EASY. Increasing dialogue, awareness, and victim-centred support for victims of forced marriages2023 - ongoing
The CERV-funded EASY project (“It is never easy to talk about this” – Increasing dialogue, awareness, and victim-centred support for victims of forced marriages) aims to increase community...
SARAH: Safe, Aware, Resilient, Able and Heard. Protecting and supporting migrant women victims of gender-based violence2021 - 2022
The SARAH project will raise awareness on gender-based violence and on victims’ rights among migrant populations, and awareness of the challenges migrant populations face in accessing victim...
RE-JUST. Towards a more responsive victim-centered approach of the criminal justice system2020 - 2021
The project seeks to identify strategies and action plans to improve victims' access to justice.
CCM-GBV. Co-creating a counselling method for refugee women GBV victims2017 - 2019
The overall objective of the project is to inform and support refugee women who have been victims of gender based violence and to improve their access to services.
VN TEAS. Effectiveness of the Finnish Legislation on Identifying and Supporting Victims of Trafficking in Persons2017 - 2018
HEUNI and the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman (acting as National Rapporteur for Trafficking of Human Beings) are investigating the effectiveness of the legislation that applies to assistance for...