Children's World Map

Children's World Map

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In 1979 Sweden was the very first country to introduce a ban on corporal punishment of children. In recent years, many other countries have followed. As of today, 45 States have introduced a comprehensive ban on
corporal punishment of children as part of their national legislation.     

*Only 41 countries are displayed on this map (Angola, Estonia, Nicarágua and San Marino not included)

SOURCE: Save the Children