Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Afghanistan
CESCR session 044 (2010)
(7 June 2010, E/C.12/AFG/CO/2-4, Concluding observations on second to fourth report, para. 28)
"The Committee, while taking note of the National Strategy for Children at Risk adopted in 2006, remains concerned at the extent of violence against children, including forced and child marriage. It regrets that a high number of children, having a living parent, remain unnecessarily in care institutions (art. 10).
The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) intensify its efforts to combat violence against children and to prohibit corporal punishment of children in all settings...."Read more from CESCR session 044 (2010)