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Most sources place this number between 15,000 and 30,000.
But many are now wondering whether the right to privacy should prevail over child protection.
The Dutch parties Christen Unie (Christian Union) and CDA (Christian Democratic People’s Party) have already started working on a bill to ban pro-pedophilia groups.
In recent years large-scale pedophilia cases have caused much debate in the Netherlands regarding the way the justice system should deal with pedophiles.
In 2010, a man in Amsterdam was arrested for abusing at least 87 children while working as a nanny.
Had they committed a crime, then it would have been easy to dismantle the organization, says Schutgens.