African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child: Lesotho

Session 26 (2015)

([November 2015], Concluding observations on initial report, para. 27)

“The Committee commends that the Education Act proscribes corporal punishment in schools. The Committee further encourages the State Party to legislatively ban corporal punishment in all settings including home. Additionally, the State Party should sensitize children, parents and teachers on positive disciplining mechanisms that do not involve physical or verbal punishments.”

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