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Chemical castration or anti-libidinal is a chemical treatment used to reduce testosterone, a male hormone. It involves the administration of drugs that are similar to progesterone, a female hormone- either via injection or as pills. Some countries use this treatment on a voluntary basis for potential and convicted sex offenders. Eg: Germany and several other European countries. Pakistan is currently considering the use of chemical castration as a punishment option for sexual abuse.
President Arif Alvi of Pakistan recently passed the Anti-Rape Ordinance 2020. The ordinance was passed following the protests in the country after a mother was gang raped in front of her children when her car broke down near Lahore. The ordinance proposed to create a National Sex Offenders Register. This has now been approved by ..