A video of the Form One student being punished by her mother went viral on social media, with some including the Minister in the Ministry of Youth and Child Development labeling it as child abuse.
The girl apologized to her mother in a video that was posted on the social network.
Meanwhile, the girl’s mother has also broken her salience on the criticism she received from the public on the way she disciplined her child.
Helen Bartlett said she does not regret recording the beating of her daughter because it was done to prevent her daughter from going doing the wrong path.
Ms. Bartlett explained that she saw a text on her daughter cellphone and that was the reason for the beating.
The mother of four said her daughter has a low self-esteem which stems from her relationship with her father.