CRPD recommends prohibition of corporal punishment
During its sessions in 2019, the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities issued recommendations on corporal punishment to most of the states examined:
- At its 21st session, Cuba, Niger, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal and Vanuatu received recommendations on corporal punishment.
- At its 22nd session, Australia, Ecuador, El Salvador, India, Iraq, Kuwait and Myanmar received recommendations on corporal punishment.
- For further details, see the Global Initiative’s detailed country reports.
- For further information on the obligation to prohibit corporal punishment under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and to see the Committee’s recommendations in full, see the Global Initiative’s page on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.