France violates treaty on smacking children: Council of Europe

 A top European rights body ruled on Wednesday that France was in violation of a European treaty because it did not fully ban the smacking of children. 

Strasbourg: A top European rights body ruled on Wednesday that France was in violation of a European treaty because it did not fully ban the smacking of children. 

The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe said France`s laws on corporal punishment for children were not "sufficiently clear, binding and precise".

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link

Close