Schools briefing 2009



Prohibiting corporal punishment in schools: Positive responses to common arguments


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Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children


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This briefing addresses common issues raised in states in all regions when moves are made to prohibit corporal punishment in schools. It is intended to help clarify the key issues involved and give government officials and others working towards prohibition the confidence to pursue legal reform to prohibit school corporal punishment and so to move a step closer to realising children’s right to protection from all forms of violence in all settings. 


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