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Cheating husbands could be jailed in Cameroon

Adulterous men will be jailed under a new law proposed in Cameroon. The Penal Code previously targeted women, with jail terms of two to six months. In parts of Africa, adultery is not criminalised and the act is regarded a civil matter while in other countries such as South Africa, adultery has no legal ramifications at all. Should adultery be criminalised?