The union with Norway made it possible for Denmark to inherit the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland.
While the problem is widespread, it is also underreported, increasing the need for intervention and education.
A short note about the Dani in "Getica" by the historian Jordanes is believed to be an early mention of the Danes, one of the ethnic groups from whom modern Danes are descended.
From the 8th to the 10th century the wider Scandinavian region was the source of Vikings.
They colonised, raided, and traded in all parts of Europe.
The Danish Vikings were most active in the eastern and southern British Isles and Western Europe.