Common Abusive Punishments

Plenty of distance between the two

The Problem

Common abusive punishments related by children

  • slapping
  • hitting with objects
  • pulling hair
  • burning with cigarettes
  • sleep deprivation
  • food deprivation
  • prolonged periods of exhausting and painful exercise
  • involving children in extremely heavy work
  • humiliating children in front of others
Source: UNICEF Romania 2002