Scandinavian countries exhibit the highest rates of domestic violence.
Scandinavian countries were the first to criminalize traditional “loving and firmly guiding” parenting systems which used minor force (moderate spanking) in child-rearing. (Sweden 1979, Finland 1983, Norway 1987, and Denmark 1997)
Research shows Sweden (the first and most-studied “Spanking ban” country) now has the most ill-behaved and violent children in the Western world. It is not surprising that these maladjusted children will grow up into maladjusted and violent adults, and by the EU’s own analysis, this is exactly what is happening…
From a Guardian article (March 2014) Read it here