Frequently Asked Questions

Title

Prohibiting all corporal punishment of children: Frequently Asked Questions

 

Published by

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children

 

Publication date

September 2009

 

Type of publication

Briefing

 

Language

English, French, Spanish

 

When the issue of prohibiting all corporal punishment is raised, many questions arise, particularly in relation to what prohibition will mean for parents and family life. This booklet aims to promote law reform by providing answers to the most frequently asked questions and dispelling common misperceptions about the reasons for prohibition and its impact on families.

An online version of these questions and answers is available and special versions have been produced for children and for older children.

 

If you have questions or comments about this or any of our resources, contact us at info@endcorporalpunishment.org.

 

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