African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, session 12 (2008)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child's concluding observations to states examined in the 12th session, 2008

Egypt

(November 2009, Concluding observations on initial report, recommendation 10)

"Corporal punishment. The Committee notes that there is some resistance to put[ting] an end [to] this practice and recommend[s] the State party to take the necessary measures to abolish the practice."

Nigeria

([2009], ACERWC, Concluding observations on initial report, para. 50)

... The Committee request the State party to include in the next periodic report, information on programmes for child retention in school, student teacher ratio, gender disparities, corporal punishment in schools and the nature of facilities in place.  The committee recommends the expansion of vocational training especially for children over 15 years who have graduated from compulsory free education and are unable to further their education.  It is further recommended that there be developed cooperation with the local national and regional actors on the area of education of children."

In this session

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