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Last week Poland’s lower house approved chemical castration in certain cases of pedophilia.
Today Russian lawmakers are considering it. Offenders would, in general, have the choice between chemical castration or a long prison sentence possibly life in prison.
The Czech system has gone a step further in some cases with surgical castration.
Castrating paedophiles – medieval practice or a strong deterrent? This blog argues it out.
Do you agree with the Polish and Russian proposals to tackle sex crimes against children? Or is there a better way ?