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Ghana Lawmaker Criticized for Adultery Punishment Comments

Women’s and civil society groups are criticizing a member of Ghana's parliament for calling for women who commit adultery to be stoned or hanged. Nelson Abudu Baani defended the comments he made during a debate in parliament. He challenged his critics to come up with opposing arguments instead of attacking him for what he described as exercising his freedom of expression as enshrined in the constitution. Local media quoted Baani as saying “All the women are against me, lambasting...

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