Resources for eliminating corporal punishment in schools


Resources for eliminating corporal punishment in schools


Published by

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children


Publication date

July 2012


Type of publication






When corporal punishment is prohibited in schools and all legal defences and authorisations for its use are repealed, children in schools will be protected by the criminal laws on assault. This briefing lists resources for implementing the prohibition of school corporal punishment. Resources are listed according to their primary audience and are freely available unless otherwise stated. The resources included in this briefing are mainly focused on education settings but some could also apply in other settings where children are cared for, including in their homes, and could be used by other professionals working directly with children.


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