Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, session 17 (1997)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights' concluding observations to states examined in session 17 (17 November - 5 December 1997)


(4 December 1997, CESCR/E/C.12/1/Add.19, Concluding observations on third report, paras. 16 and 28)

"The Committee is alarmed by the fact that corporal punishment continues to be practised in schools which are privately financed, and at the statement by the delegation that the Government does not intend to eliminate this practice.

"The Committee recommends that the State party take appropriate measures to eliminate corporal punishment in those schools in which this practice is still permitted, i.e. privately financed schools."

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