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

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.

Published 2013-02-28