Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Mauritius

CESCR session 044 (2010)

(8 June 2010, E/C.12/MUS/CO/4, Concluding observations on second to fourth report, para. 23)

"The Committee is concerned at the persistent problem with cases of child abuse and neglect in the State party (art. 10).

The Committee recommends that the State party take the necessary measures to combat child abuse and neglect, including explicitly prohibiting corporal punishment at home and in alternative care settings and as a disciplinary measure in the penal system."

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