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Strategic consultation on ending corporal punishment across Africa, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, February 28 and March 1 2011

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Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children

The African Child Policy Forum and the Global Initiative, in collaboration with the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, held a Strategic Consultation in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 28 February – 1 March, 2011, attended by key stakeholders from across Africa. The objectives were to: – review the status of corporal punishment across Africa and progress towards its prohibition and elimination; – identify immediate and forthcoming opportunities for progress and how to make effective use of them; – discuss the role of key partners and how to achieve accelerating progress effectively through collaboration; – identify challenges and how to overcome them; – agree practical ways forward.

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