Committee Against Torture: Cabo Verde

CAT session 059 (2016)

(CAT/C/CPV/CO/1, Advance unedited version, Concluding observations on initial report, paras. 42 and 43)

“Although corporal punishment of children is unlawful, the Committee is concerned at reports of frequent use of corporal punishment at homes and at schools (art. 16).

“The State party should take practical steps to put an end to corporal punishment and promote non-violent forms of discipline through awareness-raising and public education measures.” 

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