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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

According to the constitution of Germany, the Länder (states) are responsible for law enforcement within their territory. Thus each of the 16 German Länder can have its own strategy for...

  • Germany
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • 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

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

Domestic violence prevention and prosecution of perpetrators is one of the priorities of the Polish police. Domestic violence is described as a separate crime in the Polish Penal Code. (See...

  • Poland
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014