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Spanking-free zone

Savethechildren

Is spanking an acceptable way of disciplining children? The above map shows the places where spanking is forbidden, which only happens in 24 countries, mainly in Europe. 

It was produced by Jonas Dagson, described on the site as a ‘legend of Swedish infographics’. The legend reads ‘Childrens’ Map of the World’ in Swedish. The "spanking" countries have been "submerged" to empathize the cartographic information.

http://strangemaps.wordpress.com/2010/04/03/453-a-map-of-the-world-anti-spanking-league/

http://infographicsnews.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-children-map.html

Curiosity: the city of Stockholm has also put it on a street billboard nearby the train station.

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/morner/3395821577/