Pacific progress briefing 2015

Title

Progress towards prohibiting all corporal punishment of children in Pacific countries

 

Published by

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children & UNICEF

 

Publication date

May 2015

 

Type of publication

Briefing

 

Language

English

 

This briefing charts progress made to date towards prohibition of corporal punishment in the 16 member states of the Pacific Islands Forum, as well as the law reform that is still necessary in order to fully protect children from all corporal punishment. As an advocacy tool to promote national action for prohibition, the leaflet identifies immediate opportunities for drafting and introducing national prohibiting legislation in the Pacific region.

The briefing was launched at the Pacific Islands Countries Conference on Violence against Children, Fiji, 18-20 May 2015.

 

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