Corporal Punishment

Popular Pakistani Singer Pushes for Corporal Punishment to be Made a Crime

"He struck his head, his side, his stomach and went on hitting him. When Hunain said he could not breathe, the teacher slammed him against the wall, saying, 'Being dramatic are we?’" This is the eye witness account from a classmate of 17-year-old Pakistani student, Hunain Bilal, who was allegedly beaten to death by his teacher after he failed to memorise his lessons.

CORRECTION/Filipino Children Make Gains on Paper, But Reality Lags Behind

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Building More Democratic Families in Argentina

A wide-ranging reform of Argentina's civil code is looking to replace traditional concepts of parental authority and control with one of parental responsibility, while expressly prohibiting corporal punishment for children and adolescents.

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