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 Porn Video that showed her in Indo Bokep her underwear

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

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

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

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

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

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

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Foto Porno 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 Porn Video would respond in due course.

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

In the past, Foto Telanjang 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 Indo Bokep also confronted Proscovia Alengot Oromait, Porn Video then Uganda’s youngest MP, Indo Bokep when she walked into parliament in a short skirt.

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