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New handbook for multi-religious gatherings marks 10th anniversary of the Kyoto Declaration

Ahead of Universal Children’s Day (20 November), the Global Initiative, Save the Children and the Churches’ Network for Non-violence are delighted to launch Ending corporal punishment of children – a handbook for multi-religious gatherings, marking the 10th anniversaries of the UN Study…

Slovenia prohibits all corporal punishment of children

Originally posted 7 November 2016. Updated 10 November 2016 to reflect Government confirmation that prohibition applies in all settings, including all alternative care and day care settings.


On 25 October 2016, the Slovenian National Assembly passed Law No. 542-08/16-9/2.6 Amending and Supplementing the Law on Prevention of Family Violence (ZPND-A). The new law prohibits…

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