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Conceptualizing Gender (4)

May 21, 2012

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Freud’s fear of castration and penis envy by Azadeh Azad19-May-2012 4. Psychoanalytic theories Freud Freud made the first lasting endeavor to give a scientific explanation of gender in psychoanalysis, the discipline he founded. He tampered with the seemingly natural matters of ‘femininity’ and ‘masculinity’ by investigating into their components. He realized that gender and adult […]

Moldova: Castration Law Enacted

March 7, 2012

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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSPublished: March 6, 2012 Men convicted of sexually abusing children in Moldova will be castrated under legislation enacted Tuesday. Parliament approved the new law, to become effective July 1, after lawmakers said the impoverished nation was attracting pedophiles from the West. Courts could also impose chemical castration on those found guilty of […]

CZECH REPUBLIC Castration for Sex Offenders Triumphs

January 22, 2012

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By Pavol Stracansky PRAGUE, Jan 22, 2012 (IPS) – The Czech government has defied calls from international human rights groups to stop the “degrading” practice of surgically castrating sex offenders. Announcing a raft of new health care legislation earlier this month, Prime Minister Petr Necas said the government would not be putting an end to […]

New bill promotes chemical castration for sex offenders

July 11, 2011

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Knesset committee begins deliberation over proposal that could see Israel use chemical castration as method for rehabilitating sexual predatorsMoran Azulay Published: 07.10.11, 18:58 / Israel News The Knesset’s Constitution, Law and Justice Committee on Sunday deliberated over a bill that could revolutionize the way the State treats convicted sex offenders. The plan is set to […]