The most sparsely populated country in the European Union, Finland borders Sweden, Norway and Russia. Independent since 1917, Finland is parliamentary democracy with several active parties, a vibrant civil society and a very strong degree of press freedom. The primary childrens rights concerns include the failure to sign the Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography as well as issues related to the protection of women and girls from violence and the treatment of child asylum seekers.

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21 Human development index70 Happy planet ranking

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