Human Rights Committee: Greece

HRC session 083 (2005)

(25 April 2005, CCPR/CO/83/GRC, Concluding observations on initial report, para. 16)

"While noting that a legislative amendment to ban corporal punishment in secondary schools has been tabled in Parliament, the Committee is concerned at reports of a widespread practice of corporal punishment of children in the schools (art. 24).

The Committee recommends that the State party prohibit all forms of violence against children wherever it occurs, including corporal punishment in the schools, and undertake public information efforts with respect to appropriate protection of children from violence."

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