Usually that's not the main problem. I will be talking with Don Grubinthe professor of forensic psychiatry who has been running the programme, this morning to get the full facts of the programme as well. We'll be talking to him later. Maggie HallWestern Sydney University. On June 5,Estonia passed a law that allows voluntary chemical castration as a part of complex treatment for less serious sex offenders as an alternative of imprisonment.
If such people find themselves in court, they could be offered the same option. Sexual crimes are a significant public health problem, efforts to prevent recidivism and protect the community are worthy, and public safety can take precedence over criminal's rights.
Namespaces Article Talk. It costs 5 million won USD 4, per person annually for medication and monitoring when leuprolide acetate injections are administered chemical castration for sex offenders debate in Welland 3 months in Korea.
However, several countries across the world have allowed the use of chemical castration as a punishment or optional treatment for sexual offenders. Overall, hormonal treatments appear to be effective for some offenders and other people who suffer from unwanted urges.
Castrating sex offenders gives false sense of security on rape. Plus, surgical castration would have far fewer complications as chemical castration may not succeed. Save my details. Create New Poll. The state may not, without their consent, expose individuals to potentially dangerous medical side effects.
I want to tell people that there is help. Life-threatening side effects are rare, but some users show increases in body fat and reduced bone density, which increase long-term risk of cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. The castration is intended to be voluntarily, where as for the child molesters that repeat the criminal act it should be mandatory.
The Danish justice system doesn't go for that. Get in touch below the line, Tweet pollycurtis or email polly.