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.
Possession of paedophiles' charter to become punishable by up to four years' imprisonment
23-07-2020 | 12:07
The dissemination, acquisition and possession of instruction manuals containing tips and tricks for sexually abusing children ...
Ultimatum for ICT companies that are malicious and negligent in combating online child sexual abuse
09-06-2020 | 17:48
Online child sexual abuse must be eradicated. Together with the ICT sector, the Netherlands is working on a tough approach to ...
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 ...