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CZECH REPUBLIC Castration for Sex Offenders Triumphs

January 22, 2012


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 […]

Dealing with child-on-child sex abuse not one size fits all

January 8, 2012


NEW YORK (AP) – Recent high-profile cases of child sex abuse have roused national revulsion against the adults who perpetrated them. Rarely mentioned is the sobering statistic that more than one-third of the sexual abuse of America’s children is committed by other minors. For many of the therapists and attorneys who deal with them, these […]

New bill promotes chemical castration for sex offenders

July 11, 2011


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 […]