Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

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

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

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

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

Currently on trial, Foto Telanjang she faces up to 10 years in jail, Bokep 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 Indo Bokep 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, Porn Sex told AFP Tuesday.

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Foto Porno mistreatment of women in public and Porn Sex 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 Indo Bokep ethics and Bokep integrity, Simon Lokodo, Indo Bokep was a longtime champion of the law, Foto Telanjang 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 Porno Lokodo ordered police to arrest men who have Porn Sex with prostitutes and described a popular local television dating show as prostitution.

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

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