African e-newsletter issue 18 (March 2015)

In this edition of the African newsletter, Benin is added to the list of countries prohibiting all corporal punishment of children, bringing the total number of prohibiting African states to seven. The Global Initiative also reports on progress towards prohibition in Uganda and Zimbabwe, highlights treaty body recommendations to prohibit corporal punishment in all settings and presents new advocacy resources from the Global Initiative.

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