Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women: Slovakia

CEDAW session 041 (2008)

(18 July 2008, Part of A/63/38, Concluding observations on second-fourth report, paras. 34 and 35)

"... The Committee also expressed concern about the fact that corporal punishment in the home is lawful and constitutes a form of violence against children, including the girl child.

"The Committee urges the State party to place high priority on the introduction of comprehensive and holistic measures to address all forms of violence against women in the family and in society.... The Committee also recommends that the State party include in its legislation the prohibition of corporal punishment of children in the home."

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