Table 1

States prohibiting all corporal punishment of children, including in the home

2020Japan
2019Georgia, South Africa, France, Republic of Kosovo
2018Nepal
2017Lithuania
2016Mongolia, Montenegro, Paraguay, Slovenia
2015Benin, Ireland, Peru
2014Andorra, Estonia, Nicaragua, San Marino, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Malta
2013Cabo Verde, Honduras, North Macedonia
2011South Sudan
2010Albania, Congo (Republic of), Kenya, Tunisia, Poland
2008Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, Costa Rica
2007Togo, Spain, Venezuela, Uruguay, Portugal, New Zealand, The Netherlands
2006Greece
2005Hungary
2004Romania, Ukraine
2003Iceland
2002Turkmenistan
2000Germany, Israel, Bulgaria
1999Croatia
1998Latvia
1997Denmark
1994Cyprus
1989Austria
1987Norway
1983Finland
1979Sweden
  • From The Global Initiative to End all Corporal Punishment of Children.5