About two years after the beginning of its work, the Independent Commission for the reappraisal of sexual abuse (11: 00) shall submit an account of its work. The Commission reported in may 2016, around 1800 Affected. They carried 900 confidential hearings. In addition, 320 of the written reports received.
The Commission shall investigate all forms of child sexual abuse in the Federal Republic and the GDR. It is to discover structures and conditions, the abuse in the past, allows and favors – in order to draw Lessons for the present.
The topic of child sexual abuse was “very, very big”, – said Minister of family Affairs Franziska Giffey (SPD), only a few days ago. According to the just-released Police crime statistics, 683 children were recorded in the past year, 13 as a victim of sexual abuse. The dark figure is according to the testimony of experts, but much larger.