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Combating sexual violence — is ‘chemical castration’ a valid method?

By Abiodun Ogundairo
20 March 2021   |   6:23 pm
Pakistan is considering "chemical castration" as a punishment for rapists and sex offenders. But is the method effective? What are the ethical implications? European countries have varying experiences.

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