Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Trinidad and Tobago

CESCR session 028 (2002)

(5 June 2002, E/C.12/1/Add.80, Concluding observations on second report, paras. 29 and 52)

"While the Committee welcomes the abolition of corporal punishment in schools, it is concerned at the continued resort to corporal punishment at home and for adult males in the justice system.

"The Committee calls on the State party to prohibit effectively the use of corporal punishment in all areas of life."

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