Why Are Children The Only People It's Still Legal To Hit?

the quicky

06 Feb 2020 · 15 minutes

Why Are Children The Only People It's Still Legal To Hit?
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To smack, or not to smack? That is the question.

In Wales, a law has just passed which means it's going to be illegal to smack your children from 2022 but in Australia, it's still very much legal. 

Today, The Quicky looks into the laws around smacking and the psychological effects on our children when we use corporal punishment. 

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CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

Executive Producer: Melanie Tait

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

Guests:  Jenny Murphy (Claire's Mum!), mother of three and grandmother of five;  Patrick Lenta, Associate Professor in the Law Faculty at University of Technology Sydney (UTS); Dr Vivienne Lewis, Clinical Psychologist, University of Canberra. 

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