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Increase the minimum jail term for rape

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Rape is arguably the most disgusting crime out there. It is degrading, humiliating and terrorising for those who go through the ordeal. The current jail terms for a convicted rapist can be as low as 5 years, maybe even 3 with "good behaviour". This is not enough for a person who has ruined the life of another. I aim to increase this. 

If this can get to parliament, awareness of rape can be raised. The rise in minimum jail term can also prove as a deterrent for future offenders. 5 years is not enough time for a person to serve in prison after committing such a heinous crime. 

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