Corporal punishment in schools has become a culturally acceptable norm in Pakistan. Through the interviews she conducted with the teachers and students of different schools in Pakistan, the author notes that institutions are turning a blind eye to corporal punishment. This has left children alone to suffer the long-term psychological and physical impacts of the punishment, and forced them to drop out of school.
Syeda Sakina Abid
Syeda Sakina Abid has a bachelor's degree in International Relations from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. Penning down her observations regarding the international arena is her passion.