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Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
This report provides supplementary information on Sierra Leone’s second periodic report on the implementation of the CRC. The Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children submits a briefing to each Pre-sessional Working Group of the Committee on the Rights of the Child. The briefings summarise the legal status of corporal punishment in each of the States to be examined, together with any research evidence of prevalence of corporal punishment. The briefing covers corporal punishment in all settings – the home, alternative care, schools and penal systems.