Progress Towards Prohibiting All Corporal Punishment of Children in Latin America

Many Latin American states are reforming their laws to strengthen children’s protection from violence to recognise their right to good treatment. Seven countries in the region have already prohibited all corporal punishment, including within the family home. Read this bulletin from the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children to find out why governments need to prohibit all forms of corporal punishment as well current progress being made.

Visit the Global Initiative to End all Corporal Punishment's website for the latest news on progress being made across the globe.

Published 2015-04-27

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