Human Rights Committee: Lithuania

HRC session 105 (2012)

(31 August 2012, CCPR/C/LTU/CO/3, Concluding observations on third report, para. 10)

"While noting the recently adopted Law on the Protection Against Domestic Violence and further noting the intention of the State party to enact the necessary legislation to address this issue in other settings, the Committee is nevertheless concerned that corporal punishment is currently not explicitly prohibited by law in schools, penal institutions, and in alternative care settings (art. 7).

The State party should take practical measures to put an end to corporal punishment in all institutional settings."

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