Prohibition of corporal punishment in Colombia

  • Colombia prohibitted all forms of corporal punishment against children in 2021 
  • In September 9, 2020, I testified in front of the Senate of Colombia as they were discussing the bill to prohibit corporal punishent. Click here to see my presentation (min 39.45)
  • In October 16, 2019, I testified in front of the House of Representatives in Colombia as they consider a federal ban on corporal punishment. Click here to see my presentation (1:08 and 2:10)
  • In August 29, 2019, The Colombian Congress presented the bill 212 of 2019 to prohibit corporal punishment, where my research on predictors and consequences of corporal punishment was cited. See here for details