Monday, 26 April 2010

Europe human rights body calls on Britain to introduce total ban on smacking

Britain is being pressured by the Council of Europe to introduce a total ban on smacking children.
The UK is one of the few countries in the world not to have completely banned smacking, the Council of Europe has said.
It blamed the delay on a traditional British parent-child relationship based on 'authority', and on British resistance to the state meddling in family affairs.

Now the human rights body is turning up the heat with a demand for a complete ban on all smacking and corporal punishment of children



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