Misshandel (Assault)

​Assault is when someone or some people harm a person intentionally. Assaulting someone is hurting that person; it can be either physical or mental assault. A person who has inflicted bodily injury, illness or pain upon another or has rendered him or her powerless or in a similar helpless state is guilty of assault. If you have been the victim of an assault or seen someone else who has been assaulted you can report the matter to the police.
Read more on the Swedish Police website and Kvinnofridslinjen's website.

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