oa Article 19 - Global study on violence against children

Volume 1 Number 2
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Extracted from text ... assault, and common and codified laws which allow for reasonable chastisement of children. Participants were in agreement that corporal punishment constitutes violence against children, and that countries who have ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child should develop and implement legislation which specifically and explicitly outlaws corporal punishment in all settings, including the home. With regard to the group that dealt with institutional frameworks, it was recommended that: ? There should be a provision of parenting skills training that considers the developmental stages of children, counselling services and support for families. ? Corporal punishment should be contextualised and ..

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