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Corporal Punishment Bans Around the World
 

In the following 35 countries, children are protected by law
from all corporal punishment (most recent first):
 

2013
  • Honduras

 
2011

  • South Sudan

 
2010

  • Albania
  • Republic of Congo
  • Kenya
  • Tunisia
  • Poland

 
2008

  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Costa Rica

 
2007

  • Togo
  • Spain
  • Venezuela
  • Uruguay
  • Portugal
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands

 
2006

  • Greece

 
2005

  • Hungary

 
2004

  • Romania
  • Ukraine
 
2003
  • Iceland

 
2002

  • Turkmenistan
 
2000
  • Germany
  • Israel
  • Bulgaria

 
1999

  • Croatia

 
1998

  • Latvia

 
1997

  • Denmark

 
1994

  • Cyprus

 
1989

  • Austria

 
1987

  • Norway

 
1983

  • Finland

 
1979

  • Sweden

Source: Global Initiative to End Corporal Punishment of Children

 

See also: Twenty-Two Alternatives to Punishment
 
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