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NA speaker terms legislation against corporal punishment historic

NA speaker terms legislation against corporal punishment historic

NA speaker terms legislation against corporal punishment historic.

In a statement, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser hailed the legislation which the NA passed.

It recommended prohibition against corporal punishment to children in educational institutions.

NA speaker terms legislation against corporal punishment historic

It also prohibits corporal punishment at other places in the Islamabad Capital Territory.

The NA speaker noted it historic legislation.

Furthermore, he underlined the law against corporal punishment of children as necessary.

Asad Qaiser said the violence was affecting the physical and mental growth and educational activities of the children.

Moreover, the Speaker appreciated the singer and founder of the Zindagi Trust Foundation Shehzad Roy.

He lauded his efforts for stopping physical violence on children.

He further said Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari and member National Assembly Mehnaz Akbar Aziz also played a critical role in the passage of the important legislation.

 

GTV

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