IFRC

Sweden

22 November 2016

Refugees battle mental health problems in Sweden

Mental health problems are common among newly-resettled refugees and asylum seekers searching for safety in in Sweden.
Sweden: A Harbor of Hope
18 September 2015

Sweden: A Harbor of Hope

In the past week, Sweden has received over 5,200 asylum seekers, a record high number. Among them, numerous unaccompanied minors.
Swedish Red Cross - Hugs for Sale
27 December 2007

Swedish Red Cross - Hugs for Sale

Only 20 Swedish crowns for an ordinary hug and 100 for a bearhug (approx.
Swedish bikers promote humanitarian values
4 July 2007

Swedish bikers promote humanitarian values

Everyone making their way to Sweden’s southern city of Trelleborg recently was met by the impressive sight of a 1.
20 December 2001

Cultivating peace in Sweden

To mark the centennial of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Swedish Red Cross (SRC) organized its own celebrations in Stockholm last week, by inviting former Nobel laureates to participate in a session on "Peace, in theory and in practice".

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