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Corporal punishment: the case of a child abuse by a Malaysian couple in Sweden

Islam, Md. Zahidul and Rahman, Md.Mashiur (2018) Corporal punishment: the case of a child abuse by a Malaysian couple in Sweden. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9 (17). ISSN 1995-0756 E-ISSN 1998-1066

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Corporal punishment is a form of physical punishment which is a common and debatable issue. International laws as well as the laws of many countries have prohibited corporal punishment. The aim of this paper is to focus on the present position of Malaysia and Sweden regarding corporal punishment. It is a qualitative research. The information has been taken from many readings, articles, books, newspapers and statutes. A Malaysian couple has been arrested by Swedish police for hitting their children for not performing prayer. As a Muslim country, Malaysia is practicing corporal punishment from the beginning. Islam allows corporal punishment to children for teaching discipline as well as correction. On the other hand, it is strictly prohibited in Sweden.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 8642/68350
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporal punishment, Child abuse, Malaysia, Sweden
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Dr. Md. Zahidul Islam
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2018 23:22
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2018 23:23
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68350

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