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Special: Barn som far illa - Barnuppfostran utan våld - en rättighet för varje barn.

Köhler, Marie LU and Lucas, Steven (2014) In Läkartidningen 111(47). p.1-4
Abstract
The view of children and child rearing has undergone a marked change in our country over the past 50 years. As the first country in the world, Sweden passed legislation 1979 on the prohibition of corporal punishment in the home. Many countries have followed suit, but at present, only 5,4% of the world's children have legal protection against violence and abuse. Children's rights are on the agenda, including work towards implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Child abuse is nevertheless a major public health problem with serious implications in both childhood and adulthood, and is tied into both economic and social disadvantage. The childhood adversity we see is only the tip of the iceberg and continued efforts are... (More)
The view of children and child rearing has undergone a marked change in our country over the past 50 years. As the first country in the world, Sweden passed legislation 1979 on the prohibition of corporal punishment in the home. Many countries have followed suit, but at present, only 5,4% of the world's children have legal protection against violence and abuse. Children's rights are on the agenda, including work towards implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Child abuse is nevertheless a major public health problem with serious implications in both childhood and adulthood, and is tied into both economic and social disadvantage. The childhood adversity we see is only the tip of the iceberg and continued efforts are necessary to identify and reduce the vulnerability of children and protect children's rights. Health care professionals have an important role to play. (Less)
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  • pmid:25405625
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0023-7205
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Swedish
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  language     = {swe},
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  pages        = {1--4},
  series       = {Läkartidningen},
  title        = {Special: Barn som far illa - Barnuppfostran utan våld - en rättighet för varje barn.},
  volume       = {111},
  year         = {2014},
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