Only 16% see smacking as ‘very high risk’

Only 16% see smacking

as ‘very high risk’

Telegraph (UK) 08 Jul 2010
Just one in seven UK parents sees smacking as a “very high risk” to children, according to a survey. The poll by The Children’s Society found that only 16 per cent thought that smacking children posed no risk at all to the young. The highest risk identified in the survey of 2,047 adults was letting a child play outdoors late on a summer’s evening without knowing where they were. Respondents were asked to rate how much risk several scenarios posed to children. READ MORE

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