Corporal punishment of children: Council of Europe finds France in breach of the European Social Charter
Strasbourg, 04.03.2015 – In a
decision published today, the Council of Europe’s European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has found that the corporal punishment of children is not prohibited in a sufficiently clear, binding and precise manner under French law or case-law.
Fact sheet on corporal punishment
Progress towards prohibiting corporal punishment in Council of Europe member states
review on corporal punishment in France