Child disciplining

Punishing children at home

It is jarring to note that up to two-thirds of the country's children are subjected to some kind of beating by their parents.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

How physical punishment harms children

Raising your hand or voice, for that matter, on a child simply because they are weak and younger than you in age, is an act of cowardice on the part of the parent. Some fantastic and in-depth research has been done in this field. Psychologists and paediatricians both agree that physical abuse is extremely harmful for a child, having both physiological and mental consequences. Abuse comes in many forms and what is equally surprising is that a lot of parents have no idea that many of their actions can count as abuse.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Punishing children at home

It is jarring to note that up to two-thirds of the country's children are subjected to some kind of beating by their parents.