A Study on Parental Disciplinary Practices and an Awareness Program to Reduce Corporal Punishment and Other Forms of Negative Parental Practices

ResourceSS_Corporal Punishment Sri LankaThis study aimed to provide information on the prevalence of  parental use of corporal punishment and physical abuse on their children in Colombo district, Sri Lanka, both of which are physically forceful methods of disciplining. Further, the study explored these parents’ attitude towards the use of corporal punishment. The research also studied the prevalence of parental use of psychological aggression and non-violent disciplining strategies on their children.


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