Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, session 59 (2016)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights' concluding observations to states examined in session 59 (19 September - 7 October 2016)

Lebanon

(24 October 2016, E/C.12/LBN/CO/2, Concluding observations on second report, paras. 47 and 48)

“The Committee is concerned at statistics showing that most children experience violent “discipline” at home and in school (art. 10).

“The Committee recommends that the State party take all the measures necessary to encourage parents and teachers to abandon the practice of corporal punishment, including by raising awareness of its harmful effects and revising the 2014 amendment to the Penal Code to prohibit corporal punishment in all settings.”

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