Service providers as champions for non-violent childhoods

Service provision for children and parents to achieve an end to corporal punishment

Pub. Nov 23, 2018 Published November 23, 2018

This guidance report reviews the experience of and lessons learned from service provision in social welfare, child protection and childcare, health care, education and law enforcement. It presents methods, tools and service models that have proven effective in preventing and responding to corporal punishment. The guidance report discusses how services are evolving in light of changing childhood and parenthood. It offers valuable learning to guide the continued development of national child protection and social welfare systems as well as systems for education, health care and justice.