what do you think about the new law implemented in nigeria, according to which : Rapists will be surgically castrated and anyone who rapes a child will face the death penalty. do you agree?
The governor of the Nigerian state has signed a law under which men convicted of rape will face surgical castration. Anyone who rapes a child under the age of 14 faces the death penalty under the new legislation. This decision came after many public outcry for the increase in rapes, occurred during the months of restrictions due to coronavirus, this has prompted the governors of the states of the nation to declare a state of emergency. Women’s groups have called for tougher action against rapists, including the death penalty.The previous law called for a maximum sentence of 21 years in prison for adult rape and life imprisonment for child rape.