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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

It is a major task of crime policy to increase the publics perception of safety because the fear to go to certain places or to visit theatres, concerts, cinemas or restaurants in the evening...

  • Germany
  • General crime prevention
  • 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

Violence against women is a serious problem, impacting upon the whole of society. According to statistics of the Presidium of Police Force of Slovak Republic women represented 76.5 % of all...

  • Slovakia
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014