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Daw Hla Hla (Advocate) challenged whether capital punishment will reduce minor rape

In March 18th, 2018, in the campaign for "ruling capital punishment for minor rape" Daw Hla Hla Yee (Advocate) said that there was no significant decline of minor rape cases as courts punished them with 20 years imprisonment since 2016. According the newly drafting law "Anti-Violence against Women", it is known that there will be punishment of lifelong imprisonment for raping minor and disable persons and death penalty for attempting to kill victims while committing such crimes. It is doubtful if capital punishment can really reduce minor rape. It is necessary to be more convenient to inform those crimes and prosecute before court and to be less victim blaming and discrimination by people.