corporal punishment


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corporal punishment

Public health The use of physical punishment–beating or other form of bodily injury to discipline children and control misbehavior. See Domestic violence. Cf Capital punishment.
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Later in his press conference the district Nazim asked the parents to inform district government if any teacher gives corporal punishment to the students and insisted that the parents should not sit silence over the issue.
There is no law specifically in allowing corporal punishment in the home.
Corporal punishment, which includes spanking, is the intentional infliction of physical pain to stop or prevent misbehavior.
According to the statement, "90 per cent of the world's children live in countries where corporal punishment is legal", and reasons for not outlawing child corporal punishment include cultural norms, privacy issues, and historical beliefs.
Saeed Ali bin Hussain, Acting Director-General of the UAQ Education Zone, said all types of corporal punishment are strictly banned and are in violation of the set educational principles.
The recordings captured 41 instances of corporal punishment, mainly during everyday activities such as fixing supper and bathing children.
This was stated by Chairman Punjab Education Foundation, Raja Anwar while delivering his key-note address at a seminar on corporal punishment redressal system held under the aegis of Plan-Pakistan at a local hotel on Wednesday.
Determining the prevalence of corporal punishment is challenging as estimates are usually based on parents self-reporting, which is subject to deliberate omissions and errors of recall.
The victim's parents said the schoolchildren are subjected to corporal punishment which is a clear violation of the law.
Corporal punishment can only be used in elementary schools, once per child per semester.
Corporal punishment has been banned by an order of the Supreme Court.