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, Bokep Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for Video 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, Bokep in a decision hailed by women’s rights campaigners on Tuesday.

The judgement, Foto Telanjang seen by AFP, Indo Bokep 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, Video Porno which also struck down the powers of a nine-member committee tasked with enforcing the law.

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

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

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

Women’s rights activists welcomed the verdict, Foto Porno which followed street protests by campaigners calling for Foto 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, Foto Porno 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 Porn Sex mistreatment of women Video Porno in public and Indo Bokep 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 Bokep ethics and Video Bokep integrity, Bokep Simon Lokodo, Video Porno was a longtime champion of the law, Video Porno threatening to close a prestigious private school in 2016 Foto Porno for Porn Sex stocking copies of a British children’s book which was deemed too sexual.

In the past, Bokep 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, Video Porno then Uganda’s youngest MP, Bokep when she walked into parliament in a short skirt.

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