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Committee on the Rights of the Child recommends prohibition at 66th session

The 66th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child was held 26 May – 13 June 2014. The Committee reviewed progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment in all the states examined and made the following observations and recommend:

  • India. The Committee noted the prohibition of corporal punishment…

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