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Ghana commits to prohibiting all corporal punishment at UPR’s 28th session

During the 28th session of the Universal Periodic Review in November 2017, the human rights record of the following fourteen states were reviewed:

  • Ghana accepted recommendations to prohibit corporal punishment in all settings, making a clear commitment to enacting law reform. Recent governmental declarations have confirmed this commitment, particularly…

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