Updates on corporal punishment prohibition

Date: 8th May 2013
Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms

The Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children has published its latest newsletter, which covers a new report on corporal punishment legislation in the European Union, a new review of research on the effects of corporal punishment and new laws towards prohibition in schools, among other features.

The second global newsletter of 2013 contains the latest news on corporal punishment in the work of the treaty monitoring bodies and the Universal Periodic Review. It includes global progress (highlighting positive and less positive developments); campaigns and calls for prohibition; human rights monitoring and research and reports.