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Laying the Foundation for Non-violent Childhoods: Putting prohibition of corporal punishment of children into practice

It is important to increase awareness of the harm of corporal punishment to children, to inform about children’s right to protection and to provide an essential foundation for social norm and behavior change through educational and preventive measures. As law reform alone will not eliminate corporal punishment, this guidance seeks to provide practical information to support the implementation of laws prohibiting corporal punishment in all settings.

Published 2021-07-07

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