In at least 60 states, beating children with sticks, belts and other implements is still authorized in schools. There is clearly more work to be done in educating parents, teachers and other professionals in the alternatives for disciplining children. Eliminating Corporal Punishment is an important tool for all those who want to prevent the widespread practice of corporal punishment. Based on studies undertaken in different parts of the world, it clarifies the human rights imperative and logical dictates regarding the elimination of corporal punishment. The full text of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is also included. The book details practical steps for more constructive and effective child discipline and ongoing support material for long-term change.
Also available in the Education on the Move series