Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, session 55 (2015)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights' concluding observations to states examined in session 55 (1-19 June 2015)

Uganda

(24 June 2015, E/C.12/UGA/CO/1, Concluding observations on initial report, para. 27)

“... The Committee also expresses its concern at the increasing number of street children and about the widespread violence against children, including corporal punishment at schools, home and care institutions....

... The State party should also consider adopting a comprehensive plan on protection of children, provide measures to assist street children and children in care institutions, and prohibit corporal punishment....”

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