This March 2023 research report illustrates the impact of prohibition of corporal punishment on children’s lives from End Violence Against Children.
“Children have a right to legal protection from all corporal punishment, in the family home and all other
settings of their lives. This human right is recognised under international treaties, including the Convention
on the Rights of the Child: states are legally obliged to enact laws to prohibit corporal punishment and to
work to raise awareness of and implement these laws. Commitments under the SDG framework also require
states to take action to eliminate all violence against children including corporal punishment, as measured by