All Africa special report 2007
Ending legalised violence against children: All Africa special report – a contribution to the UN Secretary General’s Study on Violence against Children
Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children & Save the Children Sweden
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This report on corporal punishment of children across Africa was originally published in April 2006 as a contribution to the UN Secretary General’s Study on Violence against Children; it was revised and updated in April 2007. The report covers:
- The international and regional human rights standards applicable in African states;
- Prevalence research and research on the views and experiences of children in Africa;
- Examples of the promotion of positive discipline in the region;
- A summary of the legality of corporal punishment in each African state.
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