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Licks for flogging


TRE GREAVES, [email protected]

Licks for flogging

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MORE HIGH-PROFILE BARBADIANS are turning their backs on flogging children.

Once a mainstay in the disciplinary arsenal of Barbadian parents, more calls are coming for the practice to be made illegal.

Director of Parent Education for Development in Barbados (PAREDOS), Sheila Stuart, yesterday said it should be banned even in the home, while outspoken educator and retired principal Jeff Broomes, once a proponent of corporal punishment, said he too wanted it removed from the law books.

The issue has made headlines again following another recommendation by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to ban flogging in Barbados.

 

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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