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   A decade ago the NSPCC campaigned for children to be given the same protection as adults and to make all forms of physical punishment illegal, including 'smacking'. Ten years on Europe is pressurising Britain for a smacking ban on human rights grounds.  This is an interesting topic which continues to be of controversy. 

Kamilla

Links http://www.nspcc.org.uk/inform/policyandpublicaffairs/policysummaries/equalprotection_wdf57478.pdf

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/family/familyadvice/7633552/Smacking-ban-delays-caused-by-unwelcome-government-policy-Europe-says.html

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Verity Andriopoulou
2:42pm 7 November 2011 (Edited 9:11am 8 November 2011)


http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2000/dec/13/socialcare.comment1?INTCMP=SRCH

I found this article on the subject interesting.

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