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.
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?
Call for support by online
Go to the corporal punishment