Corporal punishment and the UPR

Title

Corporal punishment of children and the Universal Periodic Review

 

Published by

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children 

 

Publication date

May 2014

 

Type of publication

Briefing

 

Language

English

 

This paper was prepared for a panel discussion on “Advancing children’s rights through the Universal Periodic Review: achievements, challenges and lessons learned” in Geneva in May 2014. It considers:

  • Why corporal punishment of children should be addressed in the UPR process
  • The UPR’s record in addressing corporal punishment
  • The impact achieved to date of addressing corporal punishment in the UPR

 

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