Every year an estimated 119,000 children suffer some form of abuse, including physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. The government works to reduce child abuse by supporting parents in raising their children, identifying abuse sooner and improving cooperation between care and support services.
Grapperhaus: Several offences to receive higher maximum sentence
24-09-2019 | 13:48
A legislative proposal submitted by Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus to increase the effectiveness of ...
Approach to combating online child sexual abuse to be reinforced
07-02-2018 | 11:27
The number of reports of child pornography is increasing, from approximately 3,000 reports in 2014 to nearly 18,000 in 2017. ...
Child sexual abuse sentences too often
14-09-2016 | 09:55
When delivering judgment in sexual abuse cases, the courts are often insufficiently transparent about how they have decided on ...