Committee Against Torture: Ecuador

CAT session 045 (2010)

(7 December 2010, CAT/C/ECU/CO/4-6, Concluding observations on fourth-sixth report, para. 18)

"… The Committee is also concerned that corporal punishment is legal within the home (arts. 1, 2, 4 and 16).

The Committee urges the State party, in view of the seriousness of the acts concerned, to: …

h) expressly prohibit corporal punishment of children in the home."

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