French law bans violence against children but does allow parents the right to discipline them.Photo: SCMP Pictures
French law bans violence against children but does allow parents the right to discipline them.Photo: SCMP Pictures

European rights body scolds France for not banning the smacking of children

Council of Europe rules that nation's law on physical discipline for children is not 'sufficiently clear, binding and precise'

French law bans violence against children but does allow parents the right to discipline them.Photo: SCMP Pictures
French law bans violence against children but does allow parents the right to discipline them.Photo: SCMP Pictures
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