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Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children (GITEACPOC) A lobby group to support efforts by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child to nag all the countries in the world into abolishing CP.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child nowhere mentions corporal punishment; the Committee's decision to construe the language of the Convention as banning CP has, as far as I am aware, not been tested in any court of law, still less put to a vote by any democratic body.
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In the Country files section are links to documents concentrating on legislative or procedural aspects or the results of court cases, etc.
It quotes, with apparent approval, a teacher who says "We've switched suddenly from a system based on prohibitions and punishment to one based on sharing where the most important thing is agreement between everyone involved in the education system and we've not yet learned how to put that new system into practice" -- which is one way of putting it, I suppose.