Nigeria sees rise in paedophilia cases

Government is trying to stop rising number of sexual assaults and considers convicting child rapists for life.

    Convicted child rapists could be jailed for life in Nigeria, as part of government efforts to stop the rising number of sexual assaults.

    In the northern state of Kano, 100 rape cases were recorded in just two months.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Kano.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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