October 29, 2015

Denmark moots sex education for refugees to curb high rate of rape - Oct 2015, CET

A large group of migrants, mainly from Syria, walk on a highway towards the north, Rodby, Denmark © Scanpix Denmark / Reuters
There are calls in Denmark to introduce compulsory sex education programs for asylum seekers arriving in the country amid growing concerns that a disproportionate number of rapes are committed by immigrants and their descendants, local media reports.

Over the weekend, three Eritrean asylum seekers, aged between 21 and 27, were arrested in HjΓΈrring for raping a 25-year-old woman from Eritrea, Eastern Africa. “I can confirm that all those arrested and injured, are asylum seekers from Eritrea,” Police Commissioner Peter Skovbak told Metroxpress.

Between 2003 and 2014, over 34 percent of all individuals convicted of rape (212 out of 615) were immigrants or their descendants, according to the newspaper. At least five asylum seekers were reportedly charged with rape last year.

Read more:  https://www.rt.com/news/320069-refugees-sex-rape-denmark/