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In 1999, the Federal Government presented its 1st "Action Plan to Combat Violence against Women" (API). Its main objectives were, inter alia, to create a model for action, applicable for the...

  • Germany
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Protecting children and young persons from sexual abuse and exploitation is one of the Federal Governments major concerns. For this reason, the Federal Cabinet adopted the Action Plan to...

  • Germany
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

According to the Federal Republic of Germanys constitution, the Länder (states) are responsible for law enforcement within their territory. Thus each of the 16 German Länder can in principle...

  • Germany
  • Organised property crime
  • Car theft
  • National policy
  • 2014

At all times, young persons committed offences more often than adults which is mainly because they have not concluded the development of their personality and often do not sufficiently...

  • Germany
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014