A new survey has revealed that Finnish school children are more tolerant of corporal punishment then their other Nordic neighbours.
Up to 27 percent of upper grade children surveyed felt that mild corporal punishment, which included hair-pulling and smacking, was acceptable, with four percent saying that corporal punishment on the whole was okay. Corporal punishment was outlawed in Finland in 1984 and has been prohibited in Sweden since 1979.
Read more: http://www.icenews.is/index.php/2010/05/04/many-finnish-children-approve-of-corporal-punishment/#ixzz1Gh3rAEq4
Via Ulla M. Saikku