Finland

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Overview

Changes to the asylum procedure affected asylum-seekers negatively. Support services for women who experienced domestic violence remained inadequate. Legislation on legal gender recognition continued to violate the rights of transgender people. Draft constitutional changes limiting the right to privacy were proposed.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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Suomen osasto, Finnish Section Hietaniemenkatu 7A 00100 HELSINKI

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0035895860440

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00358958604460

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