Is castration and death penalty the answer?

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It is also not clear whether castration and the death penalty actually bring down the rate of sex crimes such as rape across society
It is also not clear whether castration and the death penalty actually bring down the rate of sex crimes such as rape across society

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Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria has introduced castration and the death penalty as punishment for men who rape and sexually violate women and children.

On the face of it, it seems as though Nigeria is taking a strong stance against violence against women and children in a highly patriarchal society and country where abortion can only be legally performed if the life of the woman is in danger, there are more than 3.5 million child brides and a husband cannot be charged for marital rape.

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