Human Rights Committee: Mongolia

HRC session 101 (2011)

(2 May 2011, CCPR/C/MNG/CO/5, Concluding observations on fifth report, para. 19)

"While taking note of the prohibition of corporal punishment under the Education Law, the Committee is concerned about the continual practice of corporal punishment in all settings (art. 7 of the Covenant).

The State party should take practical steps to put an end to corporal punishment in all settings. It should encourage non-violent forms of discipline as alternatives to corporal punishment, and should conduct public information campaigns to raise awareness about its harmful effects."

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