The Independent Inquiry into Sexual Child Abuse in Germany investigates all forms of child sexual abuse in Germany, such as sexual abuse
by family members
by social environment
by unknown o enders
in the context of organised crime
Based on the decision by the German Bundestag of 2 July 2015, the Independent Commissioner for Child Sexual Abuse Issues (ICCSAI), Johannes-Wilhelm Rörig, appointed the inquiry team on 26 January 2016 for three years until 31 March 2019. On December 12, 2018, the federal government extended its term by a further five years until December 31, 2023. The Commission is independent in its work. Commission members work on an honorary basis.