They seek to end physical punishment of children in order to reduce child abuse and to give children a right all adults have to be free from physical harm.
What does EPOCH stand for?
EPOCH stands for End Physical Punishment Of Children
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We have 7 other meanings of EPOCH in our Acronym Attic
- Environmental Partnership Organizing Club (Japan)
- Environmental Professionals' Organization of Connecticut
- Equipment Point of Connection
- European Plans and Operations Center (US)
- Excess Post-Exercise Consumption
- Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption
- Environmental Project on Central America
- European Project on Ocean Acidification (EU)
- Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement
- Education Sustaining Peace through Open Learning and Accessible Community Engagement Habitats
- Environmental Power Control Hardware
- Etoposide, Prednisone, Vincristine, Cyclophosphamide, Doxorubicin (chemotherapy regimen)
- European Parallel Operating System Based on Chorus
- European Programme On Climate and Natural Hazards
- Excellence in Processing Open Cultural Heritage (EU Network of Excellence)
- Equatorial Pacific Ocean Climate Studies
- Earth Science Picture of the Day
- Electrical Portable Outlet Device (Australia, multiple-outlet portable power board)
- Electronic Proof Of Delivery
- Electronic Publishing on Demand
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Numerous government and non-government agencies, such as the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and End Physical Punishment of Children (EPOCH New Zealand (4)) and their staff or supporters have long had an interest in reducing family violence, including the use of physical punishment and smacking of children.
Sagendorf, a Methodist pastor and member of the advisory board of the Center for Effective Discipline's program, End Physical Punishment of Children (EPOCH)--USA, points out that Old Testament scripture can also be used to justify slavery, suppression of women, polygamy, incest, and infanticide.