Stop Violence Against Children: End Corporal Punishment in the Home

Photo by petdcat

At the end of WWI, the German and Austro-Hungarian economies were on the verge of collapse and children in these countries were starving. Moved by their suffering, Eglantyne Jebb handed out leaflets in Trafalgar Square featuring photos of starving Austrian children. She was arrested and found guilty because the leaflets had not been cleared by the government censors. The…