Child sex abuse in Turkey sparks debate on best prevention
ISTANBUL (AP) — A man suspected of raping a sleeping 4-year-old girl during a wedding in southern Turkey narrowly escaped a neighborhood lynching attempt, sparking a public outcry and calls for the government to prevent and more severely punish child sexual abuse.
Among the heavier penalties the Turkish government is considering are life sentences, chemical castration and other "deterrents," according to high-ranking officials.
The attack reignited a national discourse about child abuse, with some public figures taking to social media to say "Children keep quiet, you... read more
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