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Seychelles prohibits corporal punishment in schools

The Education (Amendment) Act 2017 was passed by the National Assembly of the Seychelles in December 2017 to enact an explicit prohibition of corporal punishment in schools.

The Act amends article 68 of the Education Act 2004 to state:

“(1) All schools and educational institutions shall, in consultation with the Principal Secretary and in accordance with the relevant…

Series of FAQ booklets now available in Mandarin!

The Global Initiative and Save the Children Sweden are delighted to present Mandarin versions of our series of three booklets which provide answers to questions that commonly arise when we think about prohibiting all corporal punishment of children.

The first booklet answers the most frequently asked questions and dispels common misperceptions about…

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