You may have been hit or beaten as a child, but in this persuasive speech Corporal punishment is wrong for children you will say that this approach is simply no longer acceptable. You will say that unfortunately, although proscribed by law in many countries, children still are punished with a slap or worse.
But you will point out that not alone is this cruel and undignified, it ignores better ways to show children boundaries. You will encourage your audience to have respect for their children and to teach them in turn to respect others.
The short optional poem provided gives you a harmonious note on which to conclude your persuasive speech Corporal punishment is wrong for children.