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

The judgement, Porn Video seen by AFP, said that the 2014 legislation, 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 Bokep 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, and led to increased public harassment of women who wore clothing considered too revealing.

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

Currently on trial, Bokep 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, which followed street protests by campaigners calling for 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 one of the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Video Bokep told AFP Tuesday.

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Bokep mistreatment of women in public and Foto Telanjang 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 Foto Telanjang ethics and Foto Porno integrity, Simon Lokodo, Porn Sex was a longtime champion of the law, Bokep threatening to close a prestigious private school in 2016 for Foto Porno 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 Video Porno described a popular local television dating show as prostitution.

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

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