oa Article 19 - Editorial

Volume 5, Issue 1
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We are already more than halfway into 2009 and, as can be seen from this edition, much has been done regarding advocacy around prohibiting corporal punishment. At an international level, it is noteworthy that the Inter-American Court on Human Rights earlier this year confirmed the obligation of the member states belonging to the Organisation of American States to prohibit all forms of corporal punishment of children. Lorenzo Wakefield highlights some of the key questions addressed by the court on this issue.

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