oa Article 19 - Common arguments "justifying" corporal punishment : common myths

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Extracted from text ... 9 COMMON MYTHS Common arguments ""justifying"" corporal punishment ""Corporal punishment is a minor issue compared to issues of survival and many fundamental rights of children that are violated all the time"" In our country where millions of children suffer for lack of enough food, shelter, medical care and education, even those most concerned with children's rights may argue that corporal punishment is a relatively minor problem that should wait for later to be sorted out. The point is that the ending of corporal punishment should be struggled for together with the struggle to achieve equally important rights. Just as challenging ..

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