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Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recommends prohibition of corporal punishment

During the 17th session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, eight states were examined on their implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Committee issued three recommendations – under articles 15 and 16 of the Convention – to prohibit corporal punishment of children:

  • In its concluding observations on Bosnia…

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