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The use of force against children

The use of force against children in residential child care and mental health care. Expert Report 2015 by the Ombudsman for Children in Norway

It is illigal to use force if the same result may be achieved through other, less invasive means. Nevertheless, over the course of several years, the Ombudsman has received numerous messages of concern about the extensive use of force against children and youngpeople in residential child care and mental health care establishments.

Force against children