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#Corporal Punishment

# corporal-punishment - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are children who get smacked more successful later in life? Factcheck

FactCheck: Are children who get smacked more successful later in life?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the study that caused ructions on Liveline yesterday.

# corporal-punishment - Friday 11 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore Corporal Punishment

Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore

Slapping has been effectively banned after new legislation was signed into law.

# corporal-punishment - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does Ireland need to ban the smacking of children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland need to ban the smacking of children?

Europe thinks we do.

# corporal-punishment - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children? Corporal Punishment This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children?

The Pope says it is, sometimes.

# corporal-punishment - Friday 27 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland tells UN there are 'severe sentences' for violence against children Children

Ireland tells UN there are 'severe sentences' for violence against children

Earlier this month there were calls for the government to ban corporal punishment in the home.

# corporal-punishment - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: We should ban smacking – but we also need to help parents to do their job Opinion

Column: We should ban smacking – but we also need to help parents to do their job

Children’s charities want introduce legislation to ban smacking. That’s great – but it also needs to ensure parents get the balance right between positive parenting and discipline, writes Martina Newe.

# corporal-punishment - Monday 2 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government urged to introduce ban on smacking children Corporal Punishment

Government urged to introduce ban on smacking children

The Children’s Rights Alliance has questioned why children are protected against abuse in school but do not have the same protections at home.

# corporal-punishment - Friday 30 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: Smacking ban could be on the way; how Ireland looked from abroad in 2011; and the unfortunate power of Twitter…

From TheJournal.ie Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government Smacking This post contains a poll

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald has said an outright prohibition of all corporal punishment is an option.

# corporal-punishment - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Thai teacher filmed beating students Corporal Punishment

Thai teacher filmed beating students

A teacher in Thailand has been fired after he was secretly filmed beating students with a cane wrapped in electrical wire.