corporal punishment

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corporal punishment

n
punishment of a physical nature, such as caning, flogging, or beating
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crimecorporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment - the act of punishing
whacking, beating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, lacing - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
electric shock - the use of electricity to administer punishment or torture; "they used cattle prods to administer electric shocks"
capital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution - putting a condemned person to death
gauntlet, gantlet - a form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim
kick in the butt - punishment inflicted by kicking the victim in the behind
lapidation, stoning - the act of pelting with stones; punishment inflicted by throwing stones at the victim (even unto death)
Translations
tělesný trest
korporlig afstraffelse
ruumiillinen rangaistus
fizičko kažnjavanje
体刑
체벌
aga
การลงโทษทางร่างกายของผู้กระทำผิด
hình phạt về thể xác

corporal punishment

corporal punishment

npunizione f corporale

corporal punishment

عُقُوبَة بَدَنِيَّة tělesný trest korporlig afstraffelse Körperstrafe σωματική τιμωρία castigo corporal ruumiillinen rangaistus châtiment corporel fizičko kažnjavanje punizione corporale 体刑 체벌 lijfstraf fysisk avstraffelse kara cielesna castigo corporal телесное наказание aga การลงโทษทางร่างกายของผู้กระทำผิด dayak cezası hình phạt về thể xác 体罚
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The physical punishment of children is ineffective and outdated and goes against the Welsh Governments commitment to giving all children the best possible start in life, Childrens Minister Huw Irranca-Davies will say today.
PHYSICAL punishment of children is ineffective and outdated and goes against the Welsh Government's commitment to giving all children the best possible start in life, Children's Minister Huw Irranca-Davies will say today.
ISLAMABAD -- Child experts said on Tuesday that physical punishment including spanking, hitting and other means of causing pain can lead to increased aggression, physical injury and mental health problems for children.
The vast majority of parents do not want to use physical punishment on their children and the NSPCC is here to help parents who want to develop different ways of dealing with difficult behaviour from their children.
Physical punishment cannot stop such ugly episodes from occurring in the future.
If implemented, the ban would make Wales the second part of the UK to end the physical punishment of children after the Scottish Government announced its plans to remove the defence of "justifiable assault" in Scots law, which allows parents to use physical punishment to admonish a child.
John, the Minister said that corporal punishment is ban in educational institutions, however, it is the need of the hour that reporting system against physical punishment must be made more effective.
Physical punishment is one of the most extended and pervasive form of violence against children in Pakistan and the fact is that such physical punishment often results in serious injuries and often lead to death.
The legislation would remove the defence of justifiable assault in Scots law, which allows parents to use physical punishment to admonish a child.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS) recommend that physicians encourage positive parenting and disciplining strategies as opposed to physical punishment.
The defence of justifiable assault will be removed from Scots law, meaning it will be illegal for parents to use physical punishment.
The findings showed that children's exposure to mild, harsh and abusive physical abuse at home was associated with decreases in children's cognitive performance, while non-abusive forms of physical punishment were independently associated with reduced school engagement and increased peer isolation.