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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 […]

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

January 8, 2012

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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

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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 […]