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He also appreciated the Gilgit-Baltistan assembly for imposing total ban on corporal punishment in educational institutions as well as at homes and workplaces.
However, the criminal code still does not explicitly criminalize corporal punishment; the HRW report recommended that it should.
"All we can say, at this point, is that countries that prohibit the use of corporal punishment are less violent for children to grow up in than countries that do not," says Frank Elgar, of McGill's Institute for Health and Social Policy, the lead author on the study.
Parenting expert said , corporal punishment has great impacts on child's physical, social and psychological health, adding, physically, it reduces a child's capacity to grow up as an autonomous and responsible person.
"Corporal punishment, while seemingly benign, poses a serious danger not only because of its prevalence in our households and communities but because of its appearance of inoffensiveness," she explained.
According to ( the National Center for Biotechnology Information  (NCBI), "School corporal punishment is currently legal in 19 states, and over 160,000 children in these states are subject to corporal punishment in schools each year." This was following a 1977 ruling by the Supreme Court that deemed school corporal punishment constitutional, leaving it up to the states to decide whether to allow it.
Embu County's Education Board chairman Njoka Kanya argues that corporal punishment used to work very well.
class="MsoNormalThe Bible encourages corporal punishment but equally warns against its misuse.
QUETTA: During the hearingon Mondaythe SP Mastung Baqa Muhammad Bugti told the court that two more accused involved in corporal punishment of students in Cadet College Mastung were arrested while hunt for other accused is underway.
Taiwan's cabinet approved of sponsoring an Early Childhood Education and Care Act amendment bill in a meeting on Thursday, seeking to ban corporal punishment in kindergartens and child care centers across the country and to reveal the names of offenders and child molesters.
Last year, the Sindh Assembly had unanimously passed the Sindh Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill to protect children from corporal punishment at all types of educational institutions, including madrasas, and childcare institutions, including foster care and rehabilitation centres.