Blurred Lines? Physical Discipline and Child Abuse: The Case for Legislation to Ban Corporal Punishment

According to UNICEF statistics, around 6 in 10 children worldwide between the ages of 2 and 14 are subject to physical punishment by their parents or caregivers on a regular basis. Such disciplinary practices, also known as corporal punishment, are defined by the United Nations as “any punishment in which physical force is used andContinue reading “Blurred Lines? Physical Discipline and Child Abuse: The Case for Legislation to Ban Corporal Punishment”