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Ending Corporal Punishment of Children- a handbook for working with and within religious communities

The handbook refers to examples of religious texts which have been used to justify corporal punishment, but a detailed, scholarly commentary on the different scriptures and religious texts relating to corporal punishment is beyond its scope.

01 May 2011

The handbook includes examples from the growing number of religious scholars and theologians who are addressing the issue. It also describes some of the practical ways in which religious leaders, inspired by their faith, have used their teachings to promote a culture of respect and non-violence for children.

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