Progress by region

The Global Initiative works to promote prohibition and elimination of all corporal punishment of children in every region of the world. We monitor the law on corporal punishment in every setting, government commitment to reform, research showing the prevalence and impact of corporal punishment and more.

Find out more about progress in your region, including the countries that have achieved prohibition and news on the latest developments and discover campaigns that you can support and free resources to support efforts to end violent punishment of children and promote positive, respectful relationships with children.


Americas and the Caribbean

Asia and the Pacific

Europe and Central Asia

Middle East