Global newsletter (issue 44) is out now!

The Global Initiative’s quarterly newsletter provides a round-up of news and developments towards universal prohibition of corporal punishment from around the world. In this latest edition, we present:

  • Our first guest features, E4P tackles violence in Nigerian schools and Estimating the global prevalence of violent and non-violent discipline in early childhood
  • New resources from the Global Initiative including the launch of our FAQ's in Japanese and our translated country reports in French
  • Updates on international moves towards prohibition of corporal punishment in Indonesia, Japan, Zimbabwe and Northern Ireland 
  • A new animation highlighting the dangers of corporal punishment and the need to prohibit and eliminate its use. It was produced by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and Commissioner for Children and Young People, with the Global Initiative
  • Positive moves towards prohibition in Monaco, Singapore, USA and more
  • Updates from the UN human rights system, including new recommendations on corporal punishment