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

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

The judgement, Bokep seen by AFP, Porn Sex said that the Bokep 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 Video Bokep Frederick Egonda-Ntende said in Monday’s ruling, Bokep which also struck down the powers of a nine-member committee tasked with Foto Telanjang enforcing the law.

The legislation criminalised any activity deemed pornographic, Video Bokep from wearing Porn Sex short skirts to writing risque songs, Foto Porno and Video Porno 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 Video Porno performing in a Porn Sex music Porn Video that showed her in her underwear.

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

Women’s rights activists welcomed the verdict, Foto Telanjang 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, Indo Bokep Video Porno one of the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Video Bokep told AFP Tuesday.

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

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

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

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

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

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