Ending Corporal Punishment webinar

Check out this webinar by Canada’s Dr. Joan Durrant and others, put on by the World Health Organization and Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children Corporal punishment is a highly prevalent form of violence against children (VAC) and a breach of children’s human rights . Its widespread social acceptance means that a level of …

Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth

See below for a recent post from CHEO regarding the Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth. The Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth was developed by a national coalition of organizations facilitated by CHEO. Based on an extensive review of research, the Joint Statement provides an overview of the developmental outcomes associated with …

EVAC: Physical punishment study

An article was published yesterday in The Lancet that reviews all prospective longitudinal studies on physical punishment punished since 2002. It was co-authored by Dr. Joan Durrant, a CCRC member and partner. The review was led by a team at University College London and Dr. Elisabeth Gershoff. This review is important because it follows children …

Webinar on Ending Violence Against Children: Learning from the INSPIRE framework & Sweden

Check out the CCRC webinar on the INSPIRE framework with Dr. Debra Pepler and Commissioner Elisabeth Ohlin. The CCRC was thrilled to host a webinar featuring Dr. Debra Pepler, Professor of Psychology, York University, and Commissioner Elisabeth Dahlin from Sweden as they discussed ending childhood violence, with a focus on the INSPIRE framework. In this …

Public Health Agency of Canada’s Webinar Series on Ending Violence Against Children

Public Health Agency of Canada Webinar Series – Preventing and Addressing Violence Against Children The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce a webinar series focused on efforts to prevent and address violence against children across Canada. As part of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children’s Together to #ENDviolence global campaign, …

Corporal punishment and the National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence

Check out our letter to Minister Monsef on why corporal punishment should be considered in the drafting of the National Action Plan on Gender-based Violence. May 25, 2021 Dear Minister Monsef, As advocates for children’s rights, we look forward to the implementation of a comprehensive National Action Plan on Gender-based Violence. As a core foundation, …