Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

In 2014, Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for performing in a music video that showed her in her underwear

In 2014, Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for performing in a music video that showed her in her underwear

In 2014, Foto Porno Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for Porn Video performing in a music Video Bokep that showed her in her underwear

Uganda’s constitutional court has scrapped a controversial anti-pornography law whose provisions included a ban on wearing miniskirts in public, Porn Video in a decision hailed by women’s rights campaigners on Tuesday.

The judgement, Porn Sex seen by AFP, Porn Video said that the 2014 legislation, Bokep which had been dubbed the “anti-miniskirt law,” was “inconsistent with or in contravention of the constitution of the republic of Uganda.”

“Sections… of the Anti-Pornography Act are hereby declared null and void,” Justice Frederick Egonda-Ntende said in Monday’s ruling, Porn Video which also struck down the powers of a nine-member committee tasked with enforcing the law.

The legislation criminalised any activity deemed pornographic, Bokep from wearing short skirts to writing risque songs, Video Bokep and Indo Bokep led to increased public harassment of women who wore clothing considered too revealing.

In 2014, Foto Porno Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for Indo Bokep performing in a music Video Bokep that showed her in her underwear.

Currently on trial, Porn Sex she faces up to 10 years in jail, Indo Bokep although the future of the case is unclear because of the new ruling.

Women’s rights activists welcomed the verdict, Video Bokep which followed street protests by campaigners calling for Foto Telanjang the legislation to be dropped.

“This has been a bitter struggle and we are grateful (that) those who believe in the rights of women have emerged victors,” Lillian Drabo, Foto Telanjang one of the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Video Porno told AFP Tuesday.

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Video Porno mistreatment of women in public and denied them control over their bodies as well as access to public spaces.

The government’s lead counsel Imelda Adong told AFP they were “studying the ruling” and Porn Video would respond in due course.

Uganda’s former minister for ethics and Indo Bokep integrity, Indo Bokep Simon Lokodo, Bokep was a longtime champion of the law, Video Porno threatening to close a prestigious private school in 2016 for Bokep stocking copies of a British children’s book which was deemed too sexual.

In the past, Video Bokep Lokodo ordered police to arrest men who have Porn Sex with prostitutes and Indo Bokep described a popular local television dating show as prostitution.

Local media reported that he also confronted Proscovia Alengot Oromait, then Uganda’s youngest MP, Porn Video when she walked into parliament in a short skirt.

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