Friends Report 2017: One in four children are exposed to degrading treatment in Swedish schools

Friends Report 2017: One in four children are exposed to degrading treatment in Swedish schools

In Sweden, one in four children state that they have been subjected to degrading treatment by another student in school in the past year. Girls are more exposed than boys, and many students bear witness to mean comments, exclusion and physical abuse. This information is presented in the Friends Report 2017, released every August when the children go back to school.

The Cost of Bullying

The Cost of Bullying

One year of bullying in Swedish schools will continue to cost the society about 17.5 billion SEK in the following 30 years. This is the conclusion of a socio-economic study conducted by the economist Ingvar Nilsson and his colleagues on…