Topics Prohibition of corporal punishment

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Forbids the state from inflicting physical harm on an offender as a punishment for any crime.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • How does the constitution treat the use of corporal punishment?