Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

In 2014, Porn Video Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for Bokep performing in a 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 wearing miniskirts in public, Video Bokep in a decision hailed by women’s rights campaigners on Tuesday.

The judgement, Porn Video seen by AFP, Indo Bokep said that the 2014 legislation, Video Porno 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, which also struck down the powers of a nine-member committee tasked with enforcing the law.

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

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

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

Women’s rights activists welcomed the verdict, Indo Bokep which followed street protests by campaigners calling for Video Porno 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, Porn Video one of the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Bokep told AFP Tuesday.

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and mistreatment of women in public and Foto Porno 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 would respond in due course.

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

In the past, 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, Porn Sex then Uganda’s youngest MP, Foto Telanjang when she walked into parliament in a short skirt.

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