Vanuatu MPs urged to back tougher sentences for sex crimes

A women’s rights group in Vanuatu is welcoming legislation that would strengthen sentences for sexual crimes against children and women. The Vanuatu Daily Post reports sex with a child aged under 13 could be punished by life imprisonment under the Penal Code Amendment Act. Parliament will next month consider the bill, which also seeks to raise sentences for incest, abduction […]

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