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Swedish man held for stabbing wife (Sweden)

July 29, 2012

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Source: The Local Swedish man held for stabbing wife A Stockholm man is under investigation for the stabbing of his wife after calling the emergency services himself, saying “I killed her with a knife,” reported Swedish media on Sunday. Police arrived on the scene on Saturday evening, and found the injured woman who was taken […]

Rise in abuse of foreign wives in Sweden: report

February 17, 2011

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Reports of assault and sexual abuse from women who come to Sweden to be with Swedish men have become increasingly common, according to a new report. n 2009, 552 women sought help from women’s emergency shelters in Sweden due to domestic violence, nearly a 10 percent increase from the 515 women who sought help the […]

State funds fail to cut violence against women

December 22, 2010

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Violence against women remains at the same level in Sweden as three years ago despite a 1 billion kronor ($147 million) government push to address the problem, a new report published on Wednesday has concluded. The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebgganderådet – Brå) has been commissioned to evaluate the government’s initiative launched in […]