Handbook for organisations and institutions

Title

Hitting people is wrong – and children are people too: A practical handbook for organisations and institutions challenging corporal punishment of children

 

Published by

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children & Save the Children Sweden

 

Publication date

2002

 

Type of publication

Manual

 

Language

English

 

This handbook provides basic information about corporal punishment of children – its definition, how common it is, why it is a fundamental breach of children’s human rights, how children feel about it and progress towards ending it. The handbook aims to help organisations and institutions develop campaigns to challenge all corporal punishment of children through public education and legal reform. Campaigns often meet strong resistance and a key section provides answers to arguments that are commonly raised in defence of corporal punishment.

 

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

 

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