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The Rod of Correction: Is the Physical Punishment of Children Necessary?


Modernized society is as close to euphoria as we’ll ever get. Gone are the plagues of old, the rivers stained red by mass death from a medieval skirmish. 1,843 more words

Scholarly Work

Corporal Punishment is Turning India’s Schools into a Fish Market

‘This is a classroom, not a fish market!’- Almost every child studying in India’s schools might have heard this quintessential expression at some point in time from their teacher. 657 more words

Beaten to a pulp

One evening over dinner, when we often share stories about how the day had been. Yeye had news to share inspired by her friend at school. 577 more words


Children Hit By Their Teachers Linked With Lower Test Scores Later

A new study shows that corporal punishment is still common in countries where it is outlawed, and for the first time using data from low- and middle-income countries researchers have shown a link between schoolchildren experiencing corporal punishment and later test scores. 676 more words

Breaking News

Rebellion and Peaceful Parenting

A mom in the group I created has posed a very important concern. She is concerned about her 20-month-old toddler getting into things, even in spite of being told “no”. 1,652 more words

Parenting And Kids

Ruling by force

If there’s one thing I would love to change about how parents or adults in care discipline children in Nigeria, it would be to stop beating.  555 more words


Ending Corporal Punishment

My daughter was assigned to write a position paper, and she chose to take on the issue of corporal punishment. Her research and our conversations about the subject highlighted for me the reasons I have always been against using force and physical punishment on children. 358 more words