Physical punishment of children amounts to assault – and does more harm than good, according to experts.
We asked ordinary South Africans for their views on corporal punishment — should it be allowed back in our schools?
Hitting children is often seen as an inalienable parental 'right', and an effective parenting technique, but research now
President Jacob Zuma condemned corporal punishment, saying action would be taken against those who broke the law at the 17th
In the past week, social media in Indonesia has been buzzing with news of a student who filed a criminal lawsuit against
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An eight-year-old Chinese boy was stripped, tied to a tree and whipped in front of an applauding crowd by his own father
I have always been glad I was spanked as a child. I suppose it is because there was always a mutual and unspoken understanding that in spite of the rattan cane, they loved me more than life. My father would always say, "I scold you or beat you because I love you. You know this isn't easy for me."
These pictures show a man being given seven lashes in Indonesia after being found guilty of gambling, punishable by whipping
Schools need tough behaviour sanctions to rival corporal punishment as a deterrent for naughty pupils, teachers have warned