Germany's Ministry for Families is making up to €200 million available to fight sexual abuse of women and children in refugee homes.

The scheme is slated to start on April 1st and will provide funds to remodel refugee camps with protected spaces for women and children, the Ministry for Families, Seniors, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) said in a statement on Thursday.

Municipal authorities will be able to access the cash in zero-interest loans from the government-owned KfW development bank.

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