Restoring Community

Attorney and IIRP Graduate Certificate holder Hazel Thompson-Ahye speaks in favor of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child ban on corporal punishment. Hear her interview on the radio in her country, Trinidad & Tobago. She also speaks about restorative practices developments.

At one point, Thompson-Ahye notes that faith communities in Trinidad & Tobago have embraced the ban on corporal punishment. She quotes Bishop Desmond Tutu: "If we really want a peaceful and compassionate world, we need to build communities of trust where all children are respected, where home and school are safe places to be and where discipline is taught by example."

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