The execution of women - especially young or attractive women - has always
been subject to an immense public interest. Ladies suffering the death penalty
seems to have a strange, but very strong sexual appeal.
Often executed females are connected to quite unusual and even sexual
oriented deeds. A gloomy "Femme Fatale" who was never allowed to fade by
growing old. Furthermore her "performance" on the scaffold draws a huge
attention giving her an unique sortie.
Being the lawful response to a crime, an execution is the consequence of a
political decision made by the lawmakers. Therefore it can be seen as an event
of ligitimate public interest.
At the same time an execution contains elements of a very private character:
The condemned woman is forced to submit to a juridical bondage and torture,
and furthermore each method of execution seems to be related to different
Protecting females - especially younger females - against violence and sexual
abuse has been one of the primary targets of any human community ever since
the dawn of Man. Therefore a paradox occurs when the society decides to
execute a young woman - the authorities themselves are violating a natural
This page looks briefly into the stories of some of the actual women who has
suffered the death penalty. Their crimes and punishment are primarily seen
from the erotic perspective.