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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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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