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#Corporal Punishment

# corporal-punishment - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 12th 2016, 8:56 AM 51,937 Views 190 Comments

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

# corporal-punishment - Friday 11 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 11th 2015, 8:10 AM 23,804 Views 159 Comments

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

# corporal-punishment - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

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

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

May 27th 2015, 9:47 AM 21,146 Views 155 Comments

Europe thinks we do.

# corporal-punishment - Friday 6 February, 2015

Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children?
# Corporal Punishment
# Corporal Punishment

Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children?

Feb 6th 2015, 8:45 AM 29,172 Views 175 Comments

The Pope says it is, sometimes.

# corporal-punishment - Friday 27 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 27th 2013, 7:51 AM 7,044 Views 117 Comments

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

# corporal-punishment - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 4th 2013, 7:00 AM 78 Views 185 Comments

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

Government urged to introduce ban on smacking children
# Corporal Punishment
# Corporal Punishment

Government urged to introduce ban on smacking children

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:07 AM 2,574 Views 38 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Dec 30th 2011, 7:51 PM 4,601 Views 5 Comments

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

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government
# Smacking
# Smacking

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government

Dec 30th 2011, 5:03 PM 6,216 Views 109 Comments

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

# corporal-punishment - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Thai teacher filmed beating students
# Corporal Punishment
# Corporal Punishment

Thai teacher filmed beating students

Aug 31st 2010, 10:01 AM 1,932 Views 0 Comments

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