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Seoul to Remove Right of Parents to Administer Punishment of Kids

Seoul to Remove Right of Parents to Administer Punishment of Kids

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Thursday that it will remove the right of parents to administer corporal punishment on their children as part of efforts to enhance the rights of minors. The move is part of the Moon Jae-in administration’s youth policy that aims to create an environment where children can [...]

1 in 4 Parents Say Daycare Centers Should Punish Their Children for Bad Behavior

1 in 4 Parents Say Daycare Centers Should Punish Their Children for Bad Behavior

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — While child abuse at daycare centers is becoming a serious social issue in South Korea, one out of four parents of toddlers think teachers at daycare centers or kindergartens can impose corporal punishment on children for discipline. The Korea Institute of Child Care and Education (KICCE) conducted a survey [...]