Violence against young children: A painful issue

[THE HAGUE, 18 August 2006] - The latest edition of Early Childhood Matters looks at the issue of violence against young children. It features interviews and articles covering such issues as corporal punishment, child abuse and violence in schools. It includes an interview with Jaap Doek, chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, and contributions from Bulgaria, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Colombia, Kenya and Jamaica.

Published at least once a year, Early Childhood Matters reviews specific issues pertaining to the development of young children, in particular from a psychosocial perspective. It draws on current theory as well as recent practical experience. Also included are reports on the work of foundation-supported projects throughout the world.

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