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Press release 350 / 2017-10-04: Number of procedures to assess child endangerment up 5.7% in 2016

WIESBADEN – Youth welfare offices in Germany carried out approximately 136,900 procedures to assess child endangerment in 2016. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 5.7% on the previous year.

In 21,600 of the procedures, the youth welfare offices held the opinion that these clearly were cases of child endangerment ("acute child endangerment").

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Dorothee von Wahl,
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