Corporal/Physical and Psychological Punishment of Girls and Boys in South and Central Asia Regions

This publication is a contribution to the United Nations Study on violence against children and aims to be a useful resource for understanding the issue of physical and psychological punishment of children in South Asia. It explains the causes, the nature and consequences of violence against children and young people, and the importance of preventive measures to fight it. The report also offers details on the rehabilitation of children who are the victims of violence.

Published 2011-01-21