Prohibiting all corporal punishment of children: progress and delay

This note was written by the Global Initiative to End all Corporal Punishment of Children. Forty-six States have already banned the corporal punishments; others are in the process of banning them. Some countries are late. In some cases, the corporal punishment is the legal answer to a crime. The Comity on the Rights of the Child has expresses recommendations for some States. The reality behind the statistics.