Major new developments reported in the latest issue of the Global Initiative’s newsletter include prohibition of all corporal punishment in Brazil and Bolivia, a meeting of regional inter-governmental organisations which promoted prohibition and a major new UNICEF report which makes the scale of violent punishment of children visible. It gives news of regional developments in the Caribbean and Europe; moves towards prohibition in Chile, Comoros, India, Pakistan and the USA; advocacy and calls for prohibition in Australia and Singapore; and backward steps in Guyana. It contains details of new resources for advocacy, developments in the UN human rights system and the latest briefing deadlines.
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