"2009 – the target date for universal abolition".
"In 1626, a lively boy petitioned the UK Parliament to stop violence against children at school".
"Parents must learn to educate their children without violence".
"The abolition of corporal punishment means raising awareness and promoting positive parenting".
"Human rights do not stop at your front door".
"Children are not the property of their parents".
"Hitting an adult is assault. Hitting animals is called cruelty. Hitting a child is “education”.
"Hitting children is a lesson in bad behavior".
"Criminalizing corporal punishment does not put parents in jail. The main concern of the law is the best interests of children."