Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

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

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

The judgement, Porn Video seen by AFP, Bokep said that the 2014 legislation, Indo 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, Foto Telanjang from wearing short skirts to writing risque songs, Video Porno and Porn Sex 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 Porn Sex performing in a music Porn Video that showed her in her underwear.

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

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Video Porno mistreatment of women in public and Bokep denied them control over their bodies as well as access to public spaces.

The government’s lead Foto Porno counsel Imelda Adong told AFP they were “studying the ruling” and Video Porno would respond in due course.

Uganda’s former minister for Porn Sex ethics and Video Bokep integrity, Foto Porno Simon Lokodo, Porn Sex was a longtime champion of the law, Porn Video 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 Foto Telanjang described a popular local television dating show as prostitution.

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

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