Committee Against Torture: Bahrain

CAT session 060 (2017)

([May 2017], CAT/C/BHR/CO/2-3, Concluding observations on second/third report, Advance unedited version, paras. 36 and 37)

“The Committee is concerned at reports that corporal punishment of children remains permitted in the home, alternative care and day care settings as well as in penal institutions (arts. 2, 4 and 16).

“The State party should enact legislation to explicitly and clearly prohibit corporal punishment in all settings.”

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