The practice of corporal punishment is deeply rooted in our society and has been passed through generations, but that does not make it valid. Physical punishment is considered a crime when is done to an adult, but when it comes to children, sometimes it’s accepted and naturalized as a right of the parents, as a way to legitimize their authority and “making them stronger “.
The treatment that women received a few years ago was also different, wrong and unjust. It is not about pointing fingers but to generate constructive change. (more…)