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Human Rights Committee recommends legislative and other measures to end all corporal punishment of children

At its 110th session (10-28 March), the Human Rights Committee raised the issue of corporal punishment of children with the Governments of Chad, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Sierra Leone and the USA. The Lists of Issues adopted by the Committee for these states asked for information on progress towards prohibiting corporal punishment in all settings, including the home. Following…

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