Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Bosnia and Herzegovina

CRPD session 17 (2017)

(2 May 2017, CRPD/C/BIH/CO/1, Concluding observations on initial report, paras. 14 and 15)

“The Committee is concerned that corporal punishment of children, especially children with disabilities, is not explicitly prohibited in the family and in alternative care and day-care settings in the State party…

“The Committee recommends that the State party:

(a) Explicitly and universally prohibit corporal punishment of children, with particular attention to children with disabilities living in institutions”

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