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National Assembly has passed Bill Against Corporal Punishment

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly has passed Bill Against Corporal Punishment.. Children in public and private schools, madrassas and tuition centres in the federal capital Islamabad cannot be corporeally punished. What does research say about corporal punishment in educational institutions? According to Hum News, under a bill passed by the National Assembly, perpetrators of child abuse could be severely punished by dismissal. Under the bill, individuals convicted of corporal punishment of children could be sent to forced retirement, demoted or have their pay cuts. According to Hum News, PML-N MPA Mehnaz Akbar Aziz had introduced a bill in the House to formulate orders against corporal punishment of children. Public execution will not cure society: Islamabad High Court Shirin Mazari, a federal minister from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), proposed an amendment to a clause that became part of the bill. According to Hum News, Mehnaz Aziz, who introduced the bill in the National…

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