oa Article 19 - The effects of physical and humiliating punishment on children : understanding concepts

Volume 1 Number 3
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Extracted from text ... punishment as a reason for dropping out of school, alongside factors such as poverty and gender discrimination. ? It discourages the use of reasoning. By precluding dialogue and reflection, it hampers the capacity to understand the relationship between behaviour and its consequences. ? It makes children feel lonely, sad and abandoned, diminishing their confidence in society as a protective environment. It promotes a negative view of other people and of society as a threatening place. ? It creates barriers that impede parent-child communication and damages the emotional links established between them. Physical and humiliating punishment erodes the trust between a parent ..

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