Supporters

The following is a list of people and organizations that have signed up as supporters through our website. If you’d like your name listed here, please fill out the ‘Become a Supporter’ form to the right.

Julia Medwid
Christine Honsl
Brian Ottewill
JENNIFER EDWARDS
Linda MacDonald – Persons Against Non-State Torture
Cecilia Danysk
Sharon Gregson
Sue Stroud
GlobalChild Program – University of Victoria
Judith Marchesi – University of BC
Shrihari Hudli
Katherine Moore – University of British Columbia
Kelly Allison – BC’s Children’s Hospital
Vancouver School Board
marlene stuart
Janet Fraser
Erin Smeed
Patti Bacchus
Carrie Bercic
Joanne Sawadsky
Mike Lombardi – Chair, Vancouver Board of Education
Margaret Jorgensen – Vancouver School Board
penny noble – Vancouver School Board
Robyn Heaslip
Danielle Dionne
Shirley Heafey, B.A., LL.B.
Charlotte Diamond – Hug Bug Music
Dia Mamatis
Frank Carr
Jean Briggs
Erica Briggs
Jane Bouey
Parent Support Services Society of BC
Megan Higgins
Valerie Robert
Cecilia Danysk
Megan Millward
Tara Derby – The H.E.A.L Clinic
Tracie Afifi – University of Manitoba
Triona Lenihan – Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
alma balic
Marvin Gans
Hilary Feldman Andrea Mears
Donna Dobo
Jody Furneaux
Susan Erdmann
Sharon Arthur
Heather Fleming
Kenneth Goldberg
sibylla hoch
marlene stuart
Tim Agg
Greg Brummett
Alex macdonald
Val Choe
Cason Zarro
Peter Goyau
Blake Hutchison – Sansevieria Media Group
James C Talbot
Faiza Kayser
Norma Higgs
George Wilks
Sandra Bruneau – Vancouver Quadra New Democratic Party
Eileen Reppenhagen
Wendi Lawrence
Jan Hunt – Natural Child Project
Jennifer Sweeney
Johnna Dalrymple – Retired Probation-Parole Officer
Peter Ives
Judy Riddell
Sarah Chandler – Canadian Friends Service Committee
Melanie Leslie
Altynay Trofimchuk
Jeffrey Bradley
Sid Ridgley – Simul Corporation
Winnie Ng
Cathy Hanlon
Roberta Stuart – The Council of Parent Participation Preschools In BC
Shireen Singer – IWK Health Centre
Wayne Reid
Emmanuelle Guenette
Tina Edmondson
Crystal Whitney
Linda Dudley
Nan Wardrop
Carol Alexander
pia ganz
Fred Phelps – Canadian Association of Social Workers
Julie Chamberlain
lyle elder
Andrea Wardrop
Doug Berry
Marion Stoner
Sarah Tiessen
Danielle vaugeois – Puddlefoot Childcare Centre
Tatiana Schild
Jonina Campbell
Maureen Donlevy
Johanna Robertshaw
Wayne Lynn
BC Council for Families
Parent Support Services Society of BC
Chelsea Lynn
Gordon Phaneuf – Child Welfare League of Canada
Adrienne Montani – First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition
Loretta Zahar – The Lotus Child Daycare and Counselling
Mariana Brussoni
Mary Donlevy, MD
Cally Forbes
Marlene Deboisbriand – Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
Patricia Cottingham
Morel Caissie – Canadian Association of Social Workers
Amy Phoenix – Clear Presence
Ashley Kagan
Amy bryant – Parenting Beyond Punishment
Ronda Field
James Janzen
Kelly Slade-Kerr
Ashok Athavale
Lynne & Ron Grender
Anna Seewald – Authentic Parenting
Jennifer Plasse
Joan Lee Tu
Jan Johnstone
Patricia Atkinson
Alison Robinson
Danuta Sokolowska
Shane Simpson – MLA Vancouver Hastings
Don Davies – NDP
Val Kumagai
United Way of the Lower Mainland
Libby Davies, MP Parliament of Canada Retired
Teresa Saunders
leona Huggins
Michael Ewen – Trustee, New Westminster School District
Loretta Zahar – Purpose Society
Lorraine Ellert
Sarah Udy MCFD
Judy Riddell
Bryan Ellert
Lynell Anderson
Donna Fortier – Corinne’s Quest
Lynn Hunter
Kim Nowitsky
Jay Bird
myrna martin – Kutenai Institute of Integral Therapies
Linda Asgeirsson
Erin Armold
Richard Goode
Marie Della Mattia – The NOW Group
sandra houston
Tracey Rusnak – Cameray Child & Family Services
Yi-An Ann Lo
Darlene Glasner
Veronica Franco
Cindy O’Neill
Ken Gracie
Jasmina Jahic – Wesbrook Parent Participation preschool
TERRY RUDD
Susan Jovanovic-De-Domenicis
John Lynn Shop union.ca
Tina Gatt – Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society
Nicole Jeschelnik
Denise Cox
Wendy Burgess – Carcross/Tagish First Nation
Patrice Pratt
Joanne McCartney
Gloria Cleve – The Spouth Peace Building Learning Together Society
Jennifer Crews
Janet Davis
David Gouthro – The Consulting Edge
Myrtle Theis
meghan brommeland
Judith Leemhuis
Kerry Craig
Rosalie Vlaar
Nancy Maloney
jennifer ruberu
Gail Larocque
Ragna Stamm’ler – 25Dates.com
Rosana Attwill
Carie McGregor
Susan Haw
Elaine Briere
Jessica Carrasco
suzanne cole
Ulrike Baumert
Jacqueline Rowland
Florence Cuthbert
Richard Fahlman
Donna Kurtz
Pierrette Vezina
Sheila Cano
Catherine Jeffery
Sharon Davis
Pamela Caswell – retired social worker
lorraine Ma
susan prior – Oakleigh
Ron Ensom – Ensom & Associates
Robert Morrison – corridor publishing
Jayne Akizuki
Spencer Chandra Herbert – MLA – Vancouver West End/Coal Harbour
Barbara Claridge
Kathy Corrigan – MLA Burnaby-Deer Lake
Cate Jones
Lynda Brummitt
Barbara Fousek
Kimberley Constable
Stuart Alcock
Becky Venable
Raffi Cavoukian – Centre for Child Honouring
Ruth Miller
Luke Dickenson
Tristan Katz – AKIDEMY Early Learning and Care
Danielle Bowersock – The PACE program
Nilda Borrino – Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Philip Claridge
Patricia Shields
Deborah Kraus – Consultant
Sharon Sjerven
Paul Barnett
Sharon kurtz
Jane Player
Jenny Kwan – MP, Vancouver East
Nora Ready
Paul Belserene – Children Can’t Be Owned
Zahra Jiwa-Karmali – MCFD
Alison Merton
Renuka Bhardwaj
Sabrina Aven – Centre for Child Honouring
David Black – COPE 378
Eileen Muzzin
Ruth Herman
Tulia Castella is – FSGV
Annette Toth – COPE378
Steven Marsh – Minor Hockey Referee
susan prior
Ned Lecic
Glennys Pedersen
Jean Tinling – Mosaic-Newcomer Family Resource Network
Nanci Burns – Take Your Temperament
Tola Ajao
Holly Bennett
Kathy Lynn – Parenting Today
Foley Lynn

The following organizations and individuals have documented their opposition to physical punishment by endorsing the joint statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth.

Canadian organizations that have endorsed the joint statement

Abbotsford Community Services; BC *
AB Father Involvement Initiative; Alberta *
Aboriginal Consulting Services Association of Alberta *
Aboriginal Women’s Association of PEI *
A Child’s Oasis; Brampton, Ontario *
Adoption Council of Canada/Conseil d’adoption du Canada *
Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre; Scarborough, Ontario
Alberta Children’s Hospital, Child Abuse Service; Calgary *
Alberta College of Social Workers *
Alberta Early Childhood Coordinators *
Alberta Home Visitation Network Association (AHVNA); Edmonton, Alberta *
Alberta Network for Safe and Healthy Children *
Alberta Quality of Life Commission *
Alliance for Children and Youth of Waterloo Region; Ontario
Amnesty International Canada
Amnistie internationale, section canadienne francophone *
Andrew Fleck Child Care Services/Services à l’enfance Andrew Fleck; Ottawa, Ontario *
Anglican Diocese of Ottawa *
Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada *
Arctic Children and Youth Foundation *
Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College *
Ashbury College; Ottawa, Ontario *
Association des centres jeunesse du Québec
Association des CLSC et des CHSLD du Québec
Association des médecins en protection de l’enfance du Québec (AMPEQ) *
Association of Early Childhood Educators, Ontario (AECEO)
Association of Early Childhood Educators of Quebec (AECEQ) *
Atlantic Therapy and Assessment Centre (formerly, Atlantic Play Therapy Centre); Bedford, Nova Scotia *
Attachment Parenting Canada *
Avon Maitland District School Board; Ontario *
Batshaw Youth and Family Centres/Les Centres de la jeunesse et de la famille Batshaw; Quebec *
Bayfield Homes; Consecon, Ontario *
BC Association of Social Workers (BCASW)
BC Children’s Hospital, Child Protection Unit; Vancouver
BC Council for Families *
BCGEU Community Social Services Component *
BC Institute Against Family Violence (BCIFV)
Ben Barry Agency Inc.; Toronto, Ontario *
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC)/Les Grands Frères Grandes Soeurs du Canada (GFGSC) *
Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa (BBBSO)/Grandes Frères Grandes Soeurs d’Ottawa (GFGSO); Ontario *
Block Parent Program of Canada/Le Programme Parents-Secours du Canada *
Blue Hills Child and Family Centre; Aurora, Ontario *
BOOST – Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention (formerly, Toronto Child Abuse Centre); Ontario Bosco Homes and John Bosco Child and Family Services Foundation; Edmonton, Alberta *
Bowen Island Family Place; Bowen Island, BC *
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada/Clubs Garçons et Filles du Canada
Brandon School Division; Manitoba *
Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Burin Peninsula Brighter Futures (BPBF); Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador *
Burnaby Family Life Institute (BFLI); BC *
Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP)/Académie canadienne de psychiatrie de l’enfant et de l’adolescent (ACPEA) *
Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine/Académie canadienne de médecine du sport et de l’exercice *
Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL)/Association canadienne pour l’intégration communautaire (ACIC)
Canadian Association of Child Life Leaders (CACLL) *
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies/Association canadienne des sociétés Elizabeth Fry *
Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs (FRP Canada)/l’Association canadienne des
programmes de ressources pour la famille (FRP Canada)
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)/Association canadienne des ergothérapeutes (ACE) *
Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC)/Association Canadienne des Centres de Santé Pédiatriques (CAPHC) *
Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW)/Association canadienne des travailleuses et travailleurs sociaux (ACTS)
Canadian Centre for Child Protection *
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES)/Centre canadien pour l’éthique dans le sport (CCES) *
Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF)/Fédération canadienne des services de garde à l’enfance (FCSGE)
Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC)/Coalition canadienne pour les droits des enfants (CCDE) *
Canadian Council for Reform Judaism *
Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators (CCMA)/Le Conseil canadien des Administrateurs
Montessori (CCAM)
Canadian Council of Provincial Child and Youth Advocates (CCPCYA)
Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD)/Conseil canadien de développement social (CCDS)
Canadian Dental Association (CDA)/Association dentaire canadienne (ADC) *
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)/Fédération canadienne des femmes diplômées des universités (FCFDU) *
Canadian Foster Family Association *
Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law
Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers) *
Canadian Home and School Federation/Fédération Canadienne des Associations Foyer-École *
Canadian Institute of Child Health (CICH)/Institut canadien de la santé infantile (ICSI)
Canadian Mental Health Association/Association canadienne pour la santé mentale *
Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division (CMHA Ontario)/ Association canadienne pour la santé mentale, Division de l’Ontario (ACSM Ontario) *
Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)/Association des infirmières et infirmiers du Canada (AIIC) Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS)/Société canadienne de pédiatrie (SCP)
Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)/Association canadienne de physiothérapie (ACP) *
Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)/Société canadienne de psychologie (SCP)
Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA)/Association canadienne de santé publique (ACSP) Canadian Red Cross/Croix-Rouge canadienne
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime/Centre canadien de ressources pour les victimes de crimes *
Canadian Rockies Public Schools; Alberta *
Canadian Safe School Network *
Canadian Society for the Investigation of Child Abuse *
Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children *
Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)/Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique (SCFP) *
Cape Breton University Children’s Rights Centre; Nova Scotia *
Caring for First Nations Children Society; Victoria, BC *
Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital; Ontario
CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health and CASA Foundation; Edmonton, Alberta *
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto; Ontario
Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario *
Catholic Family Service Ottawa (CFS Ottawa)/Service familial catholique Ottawa (SFC Ottawa); Ontario *
Catholic Family Services of Saskatoon; Saskatchewan
Catholic Social Services; Edmonton, Alberta
Centre de la petite enfance (CPE) du Manoir Inc.; Laval, Quebec *
Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie (CSCE); Cornwall, Ontario
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)/Centre de toxicomanie et de santé mentale (CAMH); Ontario *
Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System of the London Family Court Clinic; Ontario
Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children; Ontario *
Centre Psychosocial; Ottawa, Ontario *
Child Abuse Prevention Council of London & Middlesex; Ontario
Child Abuse Prevention Council Windsor-Essex County (function assumed by Windsor-Essex
Children’s Aid Society); Ontario
Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba *
Child and Family Services of Western Manitoba *
Child Development Institute; Toronto, Ontario *
Child & Youth Friendly Ottawa (CAYFO)/Ottawa: L’Amie de la Jeunesse (CAYFO); Ontario
Child & Youth Health Network for Eastern Ontario/Le Réseau de santé des enfants et des adolescents pour l’est de l’Ontario
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada/Association canadienne pour la promotion des services de garde à l’enfance *
Child Haven International (Canada) *
Childreach; London, Ontario *
Children’s Aid Foundation *
Children’s Aid Society of Halifax; Nova Scotia
Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex; Ontario
Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa/La Société de l’aide à l’enfance d’Ottawa; Ontario
Children’s Aid Society of Owen Sound and the County of Grey; Ontario
Children’s Aid Society of Peel; Ontario
Children’s Aid Society of the City of Kingston and County of Frontenac; Ontario
Children’s Aid Society of the County of Lanark and the Town of Smiths Falls; Ontario
Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry/La Société d’aide à
l’enfance des comtés unis de Stormont, Dundas et Glengarry; Ontario
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto; Ontario
Children’s Community Network/Réseau communautaire pour enfants; City of Greater Sudbury, Ontario *
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)/Centre hospitalier pour enfants de l’est de l’Ontario (CHEO); Ottawa
Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario (CHWO); London *
Children’s Legal & Educational Resource Centre (CLERC); Calgary, Alberta *
Children’s Mental Health Ontario/Santé Mentale pour Enfants Ontario *
Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC)/Ligue pour le bien-être de l’enfance du Canada (LBEC) Chilliwack Effective Parenting Committee; BC *
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada *
Christie Lake Kids; Ottawa, Ontario *
City of Dawson Creek; BC *
City of Greater Sudbury/Ville du Grand Sudbury; Ontario *
City of Kawartha Lakes; Ontario *
City of Ottawa Public Health/Ville d’Ottawa, Santé publique; Ontario
Coaches of Canada/Entraîneurs du Canada *
Coaching Association of Canada/Association canadienne des entraîneurs *
Coalition of Child Care Advocates BC *
Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82; BC*
College-Montrose Children’s Place; Toronto, Ontario *
Collingwood Neighbourhood House; Vancouver; BC *
Comité hospitalier de protection de l’enfance du CHUL (CHUQ); Sainte-Foy, Quebec Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse; Quebec *
Community Advantage Rehabilitation; Whitby, Ontario *
Community Living Toronto; Ontario *
Community Safety and Crime Prevention Council of the Waterloo Region; Ontario
Community Services, Red River College; Winnipeg, Manitoba *
Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario *
Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est; Ontario *
Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario *
Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord; Ontario *
Conseil scolaire francophone provincial de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador *
Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario *
Corinne’s Quest *
Council of Canadian Child and Youth Care Associations Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) *
Covenant House Toronto; Ontario *
Crossroads Children’s Centre; Ottawa, Ontario
Cumberland Mental Health Services; Amherst, Nova Scotia *
Daybreak Parent Child Centre; St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador *
Defence for Children International – Canada (DCI) *
Department of Education/Ministère de l’Éducation; Nunavut *
Department of Health and Social Services (includes Qikiqtani General Hospital)/Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (y compris le Qikiqtani General Hospital); Nunavut *
Department of Paediatrics, University of British Columbia
Developmental Disabilities Association; Richmond, BC DFK Residential Services; Brampton, Ontario *
Direction de la santé publique de Montréal-Centre; Quebec
Directorate Military Family Services (DMFS)/Direction des services aux familles des militaries (DSFM) Durham Behaviour Management Services; Ontario *
Durham Children’s Aid Society; Ontario *
Durham Farm and Rural Family Resources; Uxbridge, Ontario *
Durham Region Health Department; Ontario *
Earlscourt Child and Family Centre; Toronto, Ontario
Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia *
Early Years Coalition of Kingston and Area; Ontario *
Early Years Council of London and Middlesex; Ontario
Eastern Canada and Caribbean District of Kiwanis International/Le District de l’Est du Canada et des Caraïbes du Kiwanis Internationale *
Eastern Health; Newfoundland and Labrador *
Eastern School District; Newfoundland and Labrador *
Eastern School District; PEI *
École de service social, Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface; Winnipeg, Manitoba *
École de travail social, Université de Moncton; New Brunswick *
Edmonton Catholic Schools; Alberta *
Edmonton Public Schools; Alberta *
Educating for Peace; Ottawa, Ontario *
Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan *
Elmwood School; Ottawa, Ontario *
English Catholic Council of Ontario Directors of Education (ECCODE) *
English Language School Board (formerly, Eastern School District, Western School Board); PEI *
Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education/Equitas – Centre international d’éducation aux droits humains; Montreal, Quebec *
Evangelical Luthern Church in Canada *
Evergreen School Division; Manitoba *
Excalibur ADHD Association; Dartmouth, Nova Scotia *
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto; Ontario *
Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario; *
Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary; Alberta *
Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba *
Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan *
Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County; Ontario Family and Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region; Kitchener, Ontario *
Family Education Centre; Peel, Ontario
Family Enrichment & Counselling Services; Fredericton, New Brunswick
Family Service Canada/Services à la famille-Canada
Family Service Saskatoon; Saskatchewan
Family Service Thames Valley (formerly, Family Service London); Ontario
Family Service Toronto; Ontario *
Family Services à la famille Ottawa (FSFO); Ontario *
Family Services Durham; Ontario
Family Services of Greater Vancouver; BC *
Family Services of the North Shore; North Vancouver, BC *
Father Involvement Initiative Ontario Network (FII-ON) *
Federation of Child & Family Services of BC *
First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada/Société de soutien à l’enfance et à la famille des Premières nations du Canada
Fondation de la Visite, Montréal-Nord; Quebec
Foothills School Division; Alberta *
Foresters Prevention of Child Abuse Fund
Fort McMurray Catholic Board of Education; Alberta *
Foster Family Coalition of the NWT *
Girl Guides of Canada (GGC)/Guides du Canada (GGC) *
Gloucester Association for Children with Special Needs (GACSN); Ontario *
Golden Family Centre; BC *
Grande Prairie Regional College, Human Services Department; Grande Prairie, Alberta *
Grand River Hospital; Kitchener, Ontario *
Gray Academy of Jewish Education; Winnipeg, Manitoba *
Groupe de recherche et d’action sur la victimisation des enfants (GRAVE), École de service social, Université de Montréal; Quebec *
Gymnastics Canada Gymnastique *
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; Ontario *
Halifax Regional School Board; Nova Scotia *
Halton Healthcare Services Department of Psychiatry; Ontario *
Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit; Ontario *
Havergal College; Toronto, Ontario *
Healthy Child Coalition – Central Region; Manitoba *
Health Nexus (formerly, Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse)/Nexus Santé (autrefois, Centre ontarien d’information en prévention); Ontario
Hillfield Strathallan College; Hamilton, Ontario *
Home Child Care Association of Ontario *
Hull Child and Family Services; Calgary, Alberta *
Humanist Association of Canada/Association Humaniste du Canada *
Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Immigrant Women Services Ottawa/Services pour femmes immigrantes d’Ottawa *
Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMP) *
International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD); Victoria, BC *
International Social Service Canada (ISS Canada)/Service Social International Canada (SSI Canada) *
Invest In Kids Corporation/Investir dans l’enfance Islamic Social Services Association Canada *
IWK Health Centre; Halifax, Nova Scotia
Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Child Protection Co-ordinating Committee; St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Janice Berger & Associates; Newmarket, Ontario
Jasper Place Child and Family Resource Society; Edmonton, Alberta *
Jewish Child and Family Service; Winnipeg, Manitoba *
Jewish Family and Child Service of Toronto; Ontario
Jewish Family Service Calgary; Alberta *
Jewish Family Services; Edmonton, Alberta *
Jewish Family Services of Ottawa (JFS)/Centre juif de services familiaux d’Ottawa; Ontario *
Jewish Family Services of the Baron de Hirsch Institute (JFS)/Services à la famille juive de l’Institut Baron de Hirsch (JFS); Montreal, Quebec *
John Howard Society of Sudbury; Ontario
Justice for Children and Youth
Kanata Montessori School; Kanata, Ontario *
Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society; Ontario *
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board; Ontario *
Kids Help Phone/Parent Help Line / Jeunesse, J’écoute/Assistance Parents kidsLINK; St. Agatha, Ontario
Kinark Child and Family Services; Ontario *
Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health Unit; Ontario *
Kingston General Hospital; Ontario
Kingston Interval House; Ontario *
Kootenay Region Branch of the United Nations Association in Canada; Castlegar, BC K-W Counselling Services; Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario *
Labrador District School Board *
La Commission scolaire de langue française de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard *
Laidlaw Foundation *
Lakeland Catholic School District; Alberta *
LaMarsh Centre for Research on Violence and Conflict Resolution
Landon Pearson Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights *
Languages of Life Inc./Les langues de la vie inc.; Ottawa, Ontario *
L’Association des femmes acadiennes et francophones de l’Î.-P.-É. *
Le District scolaire francophone du Nord-Ouest (DSFNO); New Brunswick *
Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit; Ontario *
L’Hôpital Sainte-Justine, Pédiatrie Sociale; Montreal, Quebec
Licensed Home Child Care Network of Ottawa; Ontario *
Lindsay & District Child Abuse Council; Ontario *
Lions Quest Canada – The Centre for Positive Youth Development *
Lynn Communications Group; Vancouver, BC *
Manitoba Association of School Superintendents (MASS) *
Manitoba Child Care Association
Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC) *
Manitoba Foster Family Network Inc. (MFFN) *
Manitoba Institute of Registered Social Workers (MIRSW); Manitoba *
Manitoba School Boards Association (formerly, Manitoba Association of School Trustees) *
Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services (formerly, Yukon Family Services Association); Yukon
Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education; Calgary, Alberta *
McGill School of Social Work/McGill École de service social; Montreal, Quebec *
McMaster Children’s Hospital, Child Advocacy and Assessment Program; Hamilton, Ontario
Medical Society of Prince Edward Island *
Medicine Hat School District No. 76; Alberta *
Mental Health Commission of Canada/Commission de la santé mentale du Canada *
Military Family Resource Centre of the National Capital Region (MFRC-NCR)/Centre de ressources pour les familles des militaires – région de la capitale nationale (CRFM-RCN); Ottawa, Ontario
Module de travail social, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue *
Mothercraft Ottawa; Ontario *
mother tongue books/femmes de parole; Ottawa, Ontario *
Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative; Edmonton, Alberta *
Muskoka Family Focus & Children’s Place; Ontario *
National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC)/Le Conseil national des femmes du Canada (CNFC) National Institute of Families for Child and Youth Mental Health *
National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) *
National Youth In Care Network (NYICN) Near North District School Board; Ontario *
New Brunswick Association of Social Workers (NBASW)/L’Association des travailleurs sociaux du
Nouveau-Brunswick (ATSNB)
New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists/Association des Orthophonistes & des Audiologistes du Nouveau-Brunswick *
Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers *
Newfoundland & Labrador Foster Families Association *
Newfoundland and Labrador School Boards Association *
Nexus Youth Services; Mississauga, Ontario *
Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Nipissing University Department of Child and Family Studies; Ontario *
Norlien Foundation; Alberta *
Northeastern Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Northern Child and Family SCAN Clinic; Prince George, BC *
North Rocky View Community Links Society (formerly, Airdrie Family Services Society); Airdrie, Alberta
NorWest Community Health Centres, Armstrong, Longlac and Thunder Bay; Ontario
Nova Central School District; Newfoundland and Labrador *
NOVA West Island/NOVA l’Ouest de l’Ile; Beaconsfield, Quebec *
Office of the Child and Youth Advocate; Alberta *
Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador *
Office of the Children’s Advocate; Manitoba
Office of the Ombudsman/Child and Youth Advocate / Bureau de l’ombudsman/Service du défenseur des enfants et de la jeunesse; New Brunswick *
Office of the Ombudsman, Youth Services; Nova Scotia *
Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth/Bureau de l’intervenant provincial en faveur des enfants et des jeunes; Ontario *
Office of the Yukon Child & Youth Advocate *
Oliver School Centre for Children; Edmonton, Alberta
Ombudsman, Legislative Assembly, Province of British Columbia
Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counsellors (OACYC)/Association Ontarienne des conseillers à l’enfance et à la jeunesse (AOCEJ)
Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS)/Association ontarienne des sociétés de l’aide à l’enfance (AOSAE)
Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)/L’Association des travailleuses et travailleurs sociaux de l’Ontario (ATTSO)
Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association *
Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers’ Association (OCSOA) *
Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health (formerly, The Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO/Centre d’excellence de l’Ontario en santé mentale des enfants et des adolescents (autrefois, Le Centre d’excellence provincial au CHEO en santé mentale des enfants et des ados) *
Ontario Early Years Centres of London-Fanshawe, London North Centre and London West
Ontario Psychological Association (OPA) *
Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA)/l’Association pour la santé publique de l’Ontario (OPHA) *
Ontario Public Supervisory Officials’ Association (OPSOA) *
Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth; Ontario *
Operation Come Home (formerly, Operation Go Home)/(Opération rentrer au foyer (autrefois, Opération retour au foyer); Ottawa, Ontario *
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board; Ontario *
Ottawa Catholic School Board; Ontario *
Ottawa Child Poverty Action Group; Ontario *
Ottawa Community Committee on Child Abuse (OCCCA)/Comité communautaire d’Ottawa sur la violence faite aux enfants (CCOVE); Ontario
Ottawa Montessori School/École Montessori d’Ottawa; Ontario *
Ottawa Victim Services/Services aux victimes d’Ottawa; Ontario *
Overbrook-Forbes Community Resource Centre/Centre de ressources communautaires Overbrook- Forbes; Ottawa, Ontario
Pacific Community Resources; Vancouver, BC
Parachute (formerly, Safe Communities Canada, Safe Kids Canada, SMARTRISK, ThinkFirst Canada)/Parachute (autrefois, Communautés sécuritaires Canada, SécuriJeunes Canada, SAUVE-QUI-PENSE, Pensez d’Abord Canada) *
Parentbooks; Toronto, Ontario *
Parenting Education Saskatchewan
Parenting Today Productions Inc.; Vancouver, BC Parent Resource Centre; Ottawa, Ontario *
Pediatricians of the Health Care Corporation of St. John’s; Newfoundland and Labrador
Peel Children’s Centre; Mississauga, Ontario *
PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Crisis Centre, Charlottetown *
P.E.I. Victim Services *
Pembina Trails School Division; Manitoba *
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital; Ontario Perth District Health Unit; Ontario *
Physicians for Global Survival (Canada)/Médecins pour la survie mondiale (Canada)
Pinecrest-Queensway Health and Community Services/Services de santé et services communautaires Pinecrest-Queensway; Ottawa, Ontario *
Plan Canada *
PLEA Community Services Society of BC *
PREVNet (Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence/La promotion des relations et l’élimination de la violence) *
Prince Edward Island Federation of Foster Families *
Private Adoption Practitioners of Eastern Ontario (PAPEO) *
Productions Cazabon Inc; Ottawa, Ontario *
Professional Parenting Canada *
Provincial Advisory Committee on Child Abuse (PACCA); Manitoba
Quebec English School Boards Association/Association des commissions scolaires Anglophones du Québec *
Ranch Ehrlo Society; Saskatchewan *
Red Deer Public Schools; Alberta *
Region of Durham Children’s Services Division; Ontario *
Region of Peel; Ontario *
Repeal 43 Committee
Representative for Children and Youth, British Columbia *
RESOLVE – Alberta *
RESOLVE – Manitoba *
RESOLVE – Saskatchewan *
Resources for Exceptional Children – Durham Region; Ontario *
Respect Group Inc. *
Richmond Family Place Society; Richmond, BC *
Right To Play Canada *
Roberts/Smart Centre; Ottawa, Ontario
ROCK Reach Out Centre for Kids (formerly, Halton Child and Youth Services); Burlington, Ontario
Rose of Durham Young Parents Support Services; Ontario *
Rugby Canada *
St. Andrew’s College; Aurora, Ontario *
St. Clement’s School; Toronto, Ontario *
St. James-Assiniboia School Division; Manitoba *
St. Mary’s General Hospital; Kitchener, Ontario *
St. Mary’s Home/Maison Sainte-Marie; Ottawa, Ontario *
St. Paul Education Regional Division No. 1; Alberta *
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre/Centre de santé communautaire Côte de sable; Ottawa, Ontario
Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers *
Saskatchewan Children’s Advocate Office *
Saskatchewan Prevention Institute (formerly, Saskatchewan Institute on Prevention of Handicaps) Saskatchewan Rivers School Division; Saskatchewan *
Saskatoon Public Schools Board; Saskatchewan *
Saskatoon Social Work Student Society; Saskatchewan *
Save the Children Canada/Aide à l’enfance – Canada School District 64 (Gulf Islands); BC *
School of Indian Social Work, First Nations University of Canada; Saskatchewan *
School of Native Human Services, Laurentian University; Ontario *
School of Social Work, King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario *
School of Social Work, Lakehead University; Ontario *
School of Social Work/École de service social, Laurentian University; Ontario *
School of Social Work, Memorial University; Newfoundland and Labrador *
School of Social Work, Renison University College, University of Waterloo; Ontario *
School of Social Work, Ryerson University; Ontario *
School of Social Work, St. Thomas University; Fredericton, New Brunswick *
School of Social Work, University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus *
School of Social Work, University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus *
School of Social Work, University of Windsor *
Scouts Canada/Association des Scouts du Canada *
Secwepemc Child and Family Services; Kamloops, BC Seine River School Division; Manitoba *
Services à la Famille Restigouche; Campbellton, New Brunswick
Services aux enfants et adultes de Prescott-Russell Services to Children and Adults; Ontario *
Seven Oaks School Division; Manitoba *
Sierra Flower/Sierra Distribution Florale; Montreal, Quebec*
Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
SMARTRISK/SAUVE-QUI-PENSE
Society for Children and Youth of BC (SCY)
Somerset West Community Health Centre/Centre de santé communautaire de Somerset Ouest; Ottawa, Ontario
SOS Children’s Villages Canada/SOS Villages d’Enfants Canada *
South East Ottawa Centre for a Healthy Community/Centre du sud-est d’Ottawa pour une communauté en santé; Ontario
Southern Vancouver Island Family Child Care Association (SVIFCCA); BC *
South Peace Building Learning (BLT) Society; BC *
South Peace Success By 6; BC *
Sparrow Lake Alliance (SLA); Ontario
Stay Focused, Calgary Parent Education Group; Alberta *
Stollery Children’s Hospital, Child and Adolescent Protection Centre; Edmonton, Alberta
Success By 6 Ottawa/6 ans et gagnant Ottawa; Ontario *
Success By 6 Saskatoon; Saskatchewan
Sudbury & District Health Unit/Service de santé publique de Sudbury et du district; Ontario *
Sudbury Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Terra Centre for Teen Parents; Edmonton, Alberta *
TFS – Canada’s International School *
Thames Valley Children’s Centre; London, Ontario *
Thames Valley District School Board; Ontario *
The Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island (ARNPEI) *
The Bishop Strachan School; Toronto, Ontario *
The Bridge Youth & Family Services; Kelowna, BC *
The Canadian Association for Young Children (CAYC)/L’Association Canadienne pour les Jeunes Enfants
The Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association (CCSTA)/L’Association Canadienne des Commissaires d’Écoles Catholiques (ACCEC) *
The Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement *
The Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg, Child Protection Centre/L’Hôpital pour enfants de Winnipeg, Centre de protection de l’enfance; Manitoba
The Children’s Museum of Waterloo Region; Ontario *
The College of Family Physicians of Canada/Le Collège des médecins de famille du Canada
The Family Centre of Winnipeg; Manitoba
The Gatehouse – Child Abuse Investigation and Support Site; Toronto, Ontario *
The General Child and Family Services Authority/Régie générale des services à l’enfant et à la famille; Manitoba *
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids); Toronto, Ontario *
The John Howard Society of Canada/La Société John Howard du Canada *
The Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families; New Westminster; BC *
The Macaulay Child Development Centre; Toronto, Ontario *
The Massey Centre for Women; Toronto, Ontario *
The Montreal Children’s Hospital – MUHC, Child Protection Committee/L’Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants – CUSM, Comité de la protection de l’enfant; Quebec
The Phoenix Centre for Children & Families; Pembroke, Ontario *
The Salvation Army, Bethany Hope Centre, Central Eastern Division *
The Today Centre; Edmonton, Alberta *
The United Church of Canada *
Thunder Bay District Health Unit; Ontario *
Toronto Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Toronto District School Board; Ontario *
Toronto Public Health; Ontario
Trail & Castlegar Child Care Resource & Referral Program; BC *
Trillium Lakelands District School Board; Ontario *
Troubadour Music Inc. *
Tubman Funeral Homes and Cremation, Ontario and Maisons Funéraires Cadieux Tubman, Québec *
Turnbull School; Ottawa, Ontario *
UNICEF Canada *
Upper Grand District School Board; Ontario *
Vancouver School Board; BC *
Vanier Children’s Services/Services pour Enfants Vanier; London, Ontario *
Vanier Community Service Centre/Centre des services communautaires Vanier; Ontario *
Venta Preparatory School; Ottawa, Ontario *
V.O.I.C.E. (Violence Overcome In Creative Ensemble) *
Voices for Children
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health; Ottawa, Ontario *
Waterloo Catholic District School Board; Ontario *
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health; Ontario *
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre; Vancouver, BC
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre/Centre de ressources communautaires d’Ottawa ouest; Ontario
Western School District; Newfoundland and Labrador *
West Kootenay Early Childhood Diversity Education Group; Kaslo, BC Westside Community Clinic; Saskatoon; Saskatchewan
WIN House (Edmonton Women’s Shelter Ltd.); Edmonton, Alberta
Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society; Ontario *
Windsor Regional Children’s Centre; Ontario *
WINGS of Providence; Edmonton, Alberta *
Winnipeg Board of Jewish Education; Manitoba *
Wolseley Family Place; Winnipeg, Manitoba *
Wood’s Homes; Calgary, Alberta
Yellowknife Catholic Schools; Northwest Territories *
Yellowknife Education District No.1; Northwest Territories *
YMCA Canada
YMCA of Greater Toronto; Ontario *
Yorktown Family Services; Toronto; Ontario Young Canadians Roundtable on Health *
YouthNet/Réseau Ado; Ottawa, Ontario
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB)/Bureau des services à la jeunesse d’Ottawa (BSJ); Ontario *
Youville Centre; Ottawa, Ontario *
YWCA Canada

Distinguished Canadians who have endorsed the Joint Statement by invitation

Dr. John P. Anderson founder and former Director, Child Protection Service, IWK Grace Health Centre, Halifax
The Honourable Louise Arbour former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada; former Chief Prosecutor of War Crimes for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia *
Dr. Cindy Blackstock Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada; Associate Professor, University of Alberta; national voice on First Nations children’s rights to culturally based equality of education, health, and child welfare services *
Raffi Cavoukian Singer, author, founder of the Centre for Child Honouring; recipient of Member of the Order of Canada, and the Order of British Columbia *
Dr. Marie-Ève Clément Canada Research Chair in Violence Against Children; Co-director, Research and Action Group on Child Victimization; Professor, Department of Psychoeducation and Psychology, Université du Québec en Outaouais *
Dr. Katherine Covell developmental psychologist and professor, Cape Breton University; Co- founder and Executive Director, Cape Breton University Children’s Rights Centre
Lieutenant-General The Honourable Roméo Dallaire (Ret’d) former Commander, United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda; Special Advisor on War-Affected Children to CIDA and to Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade on non-proliferation of small arms; Member of Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights; Officer of the Order of Canada *
Germain Duclos Professor, universities of Sherbrooke and Montreal; clinician, L’Hôpital Ste- Justine; psycho-educator, speaker and author on child development and children with special needs *
Dr. Charles Ferguson co-authored the first paper published on child abuse in Canada in 1973; Director, Child Protection Centre, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Manitoba; former Director, Children’s Clinic, Children’s Hospital, Winnipeg *
Les Horne Ontario’s first Child Advocate and the first Provincial Child Advocate in Canada; founding member and Executive Director of Defence for Children International–Canada; founding member of the Canadian Coalition on the Rights of Children; active member of Circles of Support and Accountability, Mennonite Central Committee; led development of Ontario’s hard-to-serve children network; pioneered training school programs based on a respect for children’s rights *
Dr. Peter Jaffe Academic Director, Centre for Research on Violence Against Women & Children, University of Western Ontario; Founding Director, Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System/London Family Court Clinic
Sheldon Kennedy former NHL player who charged his Major Junior Hockey coach with the sexual assault he experienced as a teenager under his care; advocate for respectful and protective environments for children; co-founder of Respect Group, which provides training to protect children from abuse and bullying; recipient of many honours for his courage and advocacy *
Craig Kielburger Founder and Chair, Free The Children; Member of the Order of Canada *
The Honourable Stephen Lewis former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa; former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations; former Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF); Companion of the Order of Canada
The Honourable Claire L’Heureux-Dubé former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada; former President of the International Commission of Jurists, Geneva; Companion of the Order of Canada *
Anne McGillivray Professor of Law, University of Manitoba; author, Governing Childhood
Dr. Marcellina Mian former President, International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect; former Director, Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Dr. Fraser Mustard Founding President, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research; Co-author, The Early Years Study on brain development for the Children’s Secretariat, Government of Ontario; Companion of the Order of Canada
Dr. Dan Offord Founding Director, Offord Centre for Child Studies (formerly, Canadian Centre for Studies of Children at Risk); Co-principal investigator, Ontario Child Health Study; former Camp Director (46 years) of Christie Lake Camp; Member of the Order of Canada
Senator Landon Pearson (Ret’d) Past President, Canadian Council on Children and Youth; former Advisor on Children’s Rights to the Minister of Foreign Affairs; Founder, Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights; Officer of the Order of Canada
Dr. Ray DeV. Peters Research Director, Better Beginnings, Better Futures Project; Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Queen’s University; Co-Editor, On-line Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development *
Dr. Andrew Pipe former Chief Medical Officer, Canadian Olympic team; led establishment of Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport; Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Canadian leader in fight against tobacco use; Member of the Order of Canada *
Bernard Richard former New Brunswick Ombudsman and first Child & Youth Advocate; Chair, Board of Directors of Plan Canada, and member of Plan International’s Members Assembly; Chair, First Nations Children Futures Fund; Chair, Working Group on the Rights of the Child in French- speaking Countries; volunteer for other non-profit organizations concerned about children’s rights and issues *
George Thomson former Executive Director, National Judicial Institute; former Deputy Minister of
Justice and Attorney General of Canada; former judge Provincial Court, Province of Ontario
Dr. Marc Tourigny Professor, Department of Psychoeducation, Faculty of Education, University of
Sherbrooke; Interuniversity Chair, Marie-Vincent Foundation for victims of child maltreatment
Dr. Richard Tremblay Founding Director, Centre of Excellence for Early Child Development, University of Montreal; Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Director, Research Unit on Children’s Psycho-Social Maladjustment, University of Montreal; Canada Research Chair in Child Development; Director, Research Center on the National Longitudinal Survey of Children; Director, Knowledge Centre for Early Childhood Learning
Dr. Nico Trocmé principal investigator, 1998, 2003, 2008 Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (CIS); Scientific Director, Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare; Philip Fisher Chair in Social Work, School of Social Work, McGill University
Dr. Susan Turner author, Something to Cry About: An Argument against Corporal Punishment of Children in Canada, Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Victoria
Dr. Charlotte Waddell child psychiatrist and associate professor; Canada Research Chair in children’s health policy; founding director of the Children’s Health Policy Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University *
Dr. David Wolfe former Academic Director, Center for Research on Violence Against Women and Children, University of Western Ontario; former Chair of the Violence and Traumatic Stress Review Committee, US National Institute of Mental Health; former chair, UN Sub-Committee on Child Abuse in Peacetime; RBC Chair in Children’s Mental Health; Director, CAMH Centre for Prevention Science; Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Editor, International Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect

* endorsement received after the first printing of the Joint Statement April 1, 2015

Anti Physical Punishment Organizations in other nations

Action for Children & Youth Aotearoa, New Zealand
Activating Bridge builders, Finland
African Caribbean Family Mediation Service
African Network for the Prevention and Protection of Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN Regional Office Kenya)
Africans Unite Against Child Abuse
Albanian Children’s llights Network
Americans for Constitutional Protection of Children
Association of Directors of Social Services, UK
Association of Educational Psychologists, UK
Association of Lawyers for Children, UK
Association pour la Lutte contre le Travail des Enfants au Niger Bamardo’s, UK
Borneradet-National Council for Children in Denmark
Boys and Girls Welfare Society, UK
Brainwave Tmst, New Zealand
Bridgend & District Resource for Children with Disabilities, UK
Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project, UK
British Agendes for Adoption and Fostering UK
British Assodation for Community Child Health
British Assodation for Early Childhood Education
British Assodation of Psychotherapists, Child & Adolescent Training Committee
British Assodation of Social Workers
British Assodation of Social Workers – Northern Ireland
British Assodation for the Study & Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect
CECODAP, CRC Coalition, Venezuela
Carers UK
Catholic Child Welfare Council, UK
Catholic Children’s Society (Arundel & Brighton, Portsmouth and Southwark)
Catholic Children’s Society (R.C. Diocese of Nottingham)
Catholic Children’s Society (Westminster)
Center for Effective Disdpline, USA
Center for Non-Violent Education and Parenting, USA
Central Union for Child Welfare, Finland
Centre for Child Rights, Somaliland
Centre for Human llights, Republic of Macedonia
Centre for the Protection of Children, Kyrghyzstan
Child Poverty Action Group, UK
Child Protection Alliance, The Gambia
Child Protection Service, National Public Health Service Wales
Child Safe Wales
Child Workers in Asia, Thailand
Children 1st I Parentline (111.e Royal Scottish Sodety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
Children of the Andes, United Kingdom
Children Law UK
Children in Northern Ireland
Children in Scotland
Children’s Agenda, New Zealand
Children’s Fund of the Slovak Republic – Defence for Children International, Slovak Section
Children’s Human llights Centre of Albania
Children’s Law Centre, Northern Ireland
Children’s Legal Centre, UK
Children’s Rights Alliance for England
Coalition Against Child Labour, Pakistan
Coalition Camerounaise des ONG pour les Omits de !’Enfant, Cameroon
Colectivo Mexicano de Apoyo ala Ninez, Mexico
Communities ‘That Care, Wales
Community Practitioners’ and Health Visitors’ Assodation
Coordinadora de Institudones Privadas Por los Ninos Ninas y sus Derechos, Honduras
Czech Sodety for Child Protection, Czech Republic
Defence for Children International, Angola
Defense des Enfants International- Section Suisse, Switzerland
East Anglia Diocesan Children’s Soctety, UK
End Physical Punishment of Children, New Zealand
End Physical Punishment of Children, USA
Enfants Solidaires d’Afrique et du Monde, Benin
Family Care (Scotland)
Family Rights Group, UK
Fostering Network, UK
Free the Kids!, USA
FundaciOn PIDEE, Chile
Grupo de lnidativa National por los Derechos del Nino, Peru
Halley Movement, Mauritius
Health Services Research Unit at Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, UK
High/Scope UK
Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Australia
Human Rights Without Borders, Chad
Hutt Rape Counselling Network, New Zealand
Independent Board of Advisors of the Parliament of Georgia
Information and Research Centre for Children’s Rights in Albania
Institute of Humanistic Sctence, USA
IPPA – The Early Childhood Organisation, Ireland
Irish Sodety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Ireland
Korea Welfare Foundation
LACRI – Child Studies Laboratory, Institute of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, Austria
Macedonian National Child Rights Coalition
Mannerheim League for Child Welfare, Finland
Massachusetts Citizens for Children, USA
Medical Women’s Federation, UK
NCH,UK
NCH Cymru (Wales)
NCH Scotland
NGO Coalition on the CRC, The Gambia
National Assodation of Early Years Professionals, UK
National Assodation for Primary Education, UK
National Assodation of Probation Officers, UK
National Assodation of School Psychologists, USA
National Assodation of Sodal Workers in Education, UK
National Assodation of Youth & Community Education Officers, UK
National Childminding Assodation (including Childminding in Business Ltd), UK
National Children’s Bureau, UK
National Children’s Rights Committee, South Africa
National Coalition to Abolish Corporal Punishment in Schools, USA
National Council for the Child, Israel
National Council ofWomen of Great Britain
National EducationAssodation, USA
National Institute for Social Work, UK
National Sodety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, UK
National Sodety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Cymru/Wales
National Task Force for Children, Jordan National Union of Students United Kingdom, UK
National Youth Agency, UK
New Zealand Human Rights Commission Newark Play Assodation, UK
Nobody’s Children Foundation, Poland
N orthem Ireland Foster Care Assodation
N orthem Ireland Women’s Aid Federation
One Parent Families Scotland
Pakistan Council on Family Relations
Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education, USA
People Opposed to Paddling Students, USA
Polish Fomm for Child’s Rights
Promoting Effective Parenting, ‘UK
Red por los Derechos de la Infancia en Mexico
Religious Sodety of Friends (Quakers) in Britain
Réseau Nigérien pour l’Enfance, Niger Right From The Start, UK
Rights of Women, UK
Royal College of General Practitioners, UK
Royal College of Midwives, UK
Royal College of Nursing, UK (many of the RCN’s Professional Nursing Forums/Groups)
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
Royal College of Psychiatrists, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty, UK
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Child Health Directorate, UK
Royal Institute of Public Health, UK
St. John Ambulance, National Headquarters, UK
Sarangbang Group for Human Rights, Korea Save the Children Latvia
Save the Children Romania
Save the Children Spain
Save the Children Sweden
Save the Children UK
Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights
Scottish Child Law Centre
Scottish Childminding Assodation
Scottish Human Rights Centre
Shetland Islands Coundl, Social Care Service
Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child, Pakistan
South Wales Child Protection Forum
The Alliance of Parents & Schools, UK
The Children’s Trust, UK
The Churches Network for Non Violence, UK
The Men tal Health Foundation, UK
The Methodist Church, UK
The Violence Initiative, UK
Uganda Girl Guides Association
UK Public Health Association
UK Youth, UK
UK Youth Parliament
Ulster Quaker Service Committee
United Reformed Church, UK
Welsh Women’s Aid
Who Cares? Scotland
Women’s Aid Federation of England
Women’s Support Network, UK
Working Families, UK
Working with Men, UK
World Organisation for Early Childhood Education, UK Nation Committee
Youth Human Rights Group, Kyrgyzstan
Youth at Risk, UK
YouthLaw Tino Rangatiratanga Taitamariki, New Zealand
Yugoslav Child Rights Centre