HandsUp - Promoting The Effective Elimination of Corporal Punishment Against Children

HandsUp - Promoting The Effective Elimination of Corporal Punishment Against Children

OBJECTIVES:

  • Increase cooperation, planning and capacity of diferent public agencies to address corporal punishment against children effectively;
  • Promote the adoption of positive discipline practices among parents and caregivers;
  • Raise community awareness of the need to eliminate corporal punishment against children.

 

TARGET GROUPS:

Parents, Soon to be parents and caregivers

Professionals from Justice, Child Protection, Social, Education, and Health services

Policy and decision makers

DURAТION: 2 years

OUR ACTIVITIES:

  • Development of National Action Plans on forbidding corporal punishment against children
  • Creation of a Working Group of Child Protection Experts
  • National Policy dialogue meetings
  • Training courses for Justice, Child Protection, Social, Education, and Health professionals;
  • Training courses to Parents and Soon-to-be Parents and Caregivers
  • Parent Meetings - “Tea Talks”
  • Awareness campaign – Video and Exhibitions
  • Coaching for parents: HandsUP APP and Forum.
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