How chemical castration works

2013-10-20 14:00

The brutal rape and murder of Diepsloot cousins Yonelisa and Zandile Mali has triggered fresh calls for government to introduce legislation that will allow courts to sentence convicted rapists to chemical castration.

Independent researcher Lisa Vetten, whose focus is on investigating women and child abuse, said chemically castrating convicted rapists would be a waste of time because it wouldn’t address the root cause of sexual violence in South Africa. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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