Building a Europe for and with children

Raise your hand against smacking!

The kick off of "Raise your hand against smacking", the Council of Europe initiative against all corporal punishment of children.

When and where?
15 June 2008 in Croatia, at an exceptional venue, the Zagreb Puppet Theatre

Who came ?
High-level representatives of governments and international organisations, parliamentarians, local authorities, ombudspersons, young people, families with children, NGOs, and child network professionals.

The aim?
To achieve full prohibition of corporal punishment of children, to promote positive parenting and to raise awareness of children's rights throughout Europe.

Want to know more?

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Call for support by online signature
Go to the corporal punishment homepage