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

Session 25 (2015)

([October 2015], ACERWC, Concluding observations on initial report, para. 25)

“The Committee commends the State Party for prohibiting corporeal punishment in schools under the Namibian Constitution and the Education Act. The Committee further applauds the State Party for recognizing positive disciplining measures under the Code of Conduct for Teaching Service. As part of the continuous effort to protect children from abuse and torture, the Committee recommends the State Party to abolish corporeal [sic] punishment and to promote positive disciplining measures in all settings including at home.”

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