Thematic publications

Here you will find resources from End Corporal Punishment setting out the obligation to prohibit and eliminate corporal punishment - and progress towards achieving this - in the context of other cross cutting themes, including the SDGs and regional development agendas, working with religious communities, and children's rights in relation to health, education and juvenile justice.

Early childhood

End corporal punishment in early childhood (2021)


Children with disabilities

Corporal punishment and children with disabilities briefing (2014)



Global briefing on school corporal punishment (2019)

Global report on school corporal punishment (2015)

Resources for eliminating corporal punishment in schools (2012)


Report on Pathfinding countries for the End Violence Solutions Summit (2018)

Briefing for the Day of the African Child on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2017)

Briefing for the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (2016)

Briefing on indicators for SDG 16.2 to end all violence against children (2015)

Faith-related resources

A handbook for multi-religious gatherings (2016)

A handbook for working with religious communities (2015)

A global summary of faith-based support for prohibition (2015)

A handbook for worship and gatherings (2015)

Women and girls

Ending family violence briefing (2015)

Ending violence against women and girls briefing (2013)

Ending sexual exploitation briefing (2008)

Juvenile justice settings

Global report on corporal punishment in penal systems for children (2015)


Alternative care and day care settings

Global report on corporal punishment in all alternative care and day care settings (2012)