This handbook is part of a trilogy of informational materials on physical and mental punishment (PHP). The book series was first published in 2009 by the “Global Initiative to End All Forms of Corporal Punishment on Children” and was updated in 2017. The Vietnamese version was co-published in 2018 by the Save the Children International – Vietnam Office and the Management and Sustainable Development Institute (MSD).
Also included in this series are:
Book 2: Prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment in children: Frequently asked questions for children and teenagers
Book 3: Prohibition of corporal punishment of children at school: Frequently asked questions
“Using corporal punishment on children is a violation of human rights to children and their bodies. However, it is still a common practice and the law in many countries still accepts it.”