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Indonesia to punish child rapists with chemical castration, death penalty

May 26, 2016 10:25 am

Demands for harsher punishments increased following the rape and murder of a teenage girl by 14 men in western Indonesia last month.

Castration not the answer to curb sexual violence against women, children

October 28, 2015 5:00 am

While it is easy to get momentary fame by making such sensational comments, these comments only show that the judges are not aware of the ground reality.

Castration as a form of punishment - used in some countries but can it reform?

October 27, 2015 3:03 pm

This is not the first time such a suggestion has been mooted by a court in India.

Russia to punish paedophiles by chemical castration

February 23, 2012 4:49 pm

Under new draft law,paedophiles will face chemical castration,life term & psychiatric drug treatment.


Women activists welcome SC order on chemical castration

January 11, 2016 3:11 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Lawyer Abha Singh on Monday said that chemical castration should be implemented against serial child rapists. Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the Supreme Courts' petition is welcomed as the crime rate against children is increasing every day. Congress leader Shobha Oza called for strict punishment against the pedophiles. The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders, who commit heinous crimes against infants.