Commitment To Eliminate Corporal Punishment

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Barbados remains committed to eliminating corporal punishment in keeping with its agreement to protect the Rights of the Child. And, while Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite believes the time has come to eliminate corporal punishment, he admits that greater discussion and dialogue are needed on the issue before it is accepted by society. He made these comments this morning during a …

New Protocol To Track Child Abuse Cases

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A Mandatory Reporting Protocol is being developed for Barbados to track all cases of child abuse. Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, made this disclosure on Wednesday as he addressed the closing ceremony for a Child Rights seminar hosted by the United Nations Children’s Fund and the Office of the Ombudsman at United Nations House. Stating that “our children must and should …