Duterte blocks law against hitting children

Duterte blocks law against hitting children

World February 28, 2019 14:48

manila - The Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte vetoed a bill that would forbid parents to save children. He said he realized that corporal punishment especially in...

The proposal blocked by Duterte provided for a ban on physical and humiliating punishments for children. The president himself believes that parents should be able to impose physical punishments. He told earlier that his mother used to beat him with 'everything she could get. '

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